Current shows

Please note the Planetarium is closed for this week until Friday the 24th. & Monday 18th July 2016 for an upgrade renovation.

Davy Dragon’s Guide to the Night Sky

9 April – 19 June
Saturday & Sunday - 12:00

From 23 july - 12:00

Come and join Davy Dragon while he learns all about the sky above so that he can fulfil his dream of becoming the world’s best flying dragon! This is a playful introduction to astronomy especially for the under 10s. Just right for inquiring young minds.
For children aged 5-10 years


Especially for School Holidays

Tick Tock, the mouse and the Clock

25 June 2016 – 17 July 2016
Monday to Friday – 11:00, 12:00 & 15:00
Saturday & Sunday – 12:00 & 15:30

Morris Mouse goes to visit his cousin on the other side of the overgrown garden.
Time flies while he has another amazing adventure! Come and join him!
  For children aged 5 year and older


Especially for School Holidays

Tick Tock, the mouse and the Clock

25 June 2016 – 17 July 2016
Monday to Friday – 11:00, 12:00 & 15:00
Saturday & Sunday – 12:00 & 15:30

Morris Mouse goes to visit his cousin on the other side of the overgrown garden.
Time flies while he has another amazing adventure! Come and join him!
For children aged 5 year and older


The Sky Tonight

Saturday & Sunday - 13:00
Plus 16 june  – 13:00

An interesting live lecture on the current night sky is presented every Saturday and Sunday. You will receive a star map and be shown where to find the constellations and planets that are visible this month.

Suitable for teenagers & adults


15 Billion BC

19 March – 19 June
Monday to Friday – 14:00
Tuesday evening - 20:00 (& sky talk)
Saturday & Sunday - 14:30
16 June – 14:30

Join us and look back more than 15 billion years in time, to the very edge of the observable universe! Learn about the structure and components of the universe and how to recognise the star patterns we see with the naked eye.
Suitable for teenagers & adults


Especially for School Holidays

15 Billion BC

27 June – 15 July
Monday to Friday – 13:00


Join us and look back more than 15 billion years in time, to the very edge of the observable universe! Learn about the structure and components of the universe and how to recognise the star patterns we see with the naked eye.
Suitable for teenagers & adults


Especially for School Holidays

Table Mountain

From 25 June 2016
Monday to Friday – 14:00
Saturday & Sunday - 14:30
Tuesday evening - 20:00 (& sky talk)

Table Mountain is more than a famous landmark - it is the only geographical feature on
Earth to be represented as a constellation in the sky!  This presentation explores the
remarkable geology and environment of Table Mountain - and the southern skies
centred on its celestial counterpart. 
 


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