Coming soon

For the June/July school holidays

Davy Dragon and the Star City


Davy Dragon has just won the prize for the dragon who made the best progress in flying. As a reward, his mother decides to make Davy his favourite pudding, but as the recipe requires milk, she sends him to buy some. While on his way, Davy discovers what his address really is. Why don’t you join him and see what he found out?

27 June – 19 July
Monday to Friday – 11:00, 12:00 & 15:00
Saturday – 12:00 & 15:30
Sunday – 12:00 & 15:30

Especially for children aged 5 and older

Workshops for children during the school holidays!

Make your own Davy Dragon Star City board game!


Dates: 1 July, 8 July, 15 July
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
(we start by watching the planetarium show "Davy Dragon goes and the Star City”)
Age: 6 - 8 years
Cost: R40,00 per workshop (no charge for chaperones)

Tickets available at the Iziko S A Museum’s Main Entrance from 1 June (open daily 10:00-17:00).
Please note - numbers are limited, so to avoid disappointment don’t delay.

The Endless Horizon


Exploration through the ages

In this presentation, we concentrate on the great ages of exploration and focus on explorers who typify each era, from the seafarers of old to the modern day space explorers. We join Columbus, Dias, Da Gama and Cook on their sea voyages. We discuss, amongst others, Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, the flight of the Wright brothers and space exploration. This is a fascinating story of man's reach beyond his known world.

27 June – 23 September
Monday to Friday – 14:00(excluding 3, 10 August, 7 September)
Tuesday evening - 20:00 (& sky talk)
Saturday - 14:30
Sunday - 14:30
10 August – 14:30

Suitable for teenagers & adults     

Oceans in Space


The search for life in the universe begins deep in Earth's oceans - and extends out to the stars. Inspired in part by the goals of NASA's Origins Program.

29 June – 17 July
Monday to Friday – 13:00


Suitable for teenagers & adults 

Please note that the Planetarium is closed for maintenance on the first Monday of the month (excluding school holidays).