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Planetarium and Digital Dome

The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome is the most advanced digital planetarium on the African continent. This world-class, multifunctional facility brings digital technology to Cape Town, creating a space of innovation and discovery where art, science and entertainment meet.

The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome not only provides an immersive multi-sensory edutainment platform for artistic production – it is also used for cutting-edge scientific research to optimize South Africa’s eResearch and data visualization capacity.

The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome makes virtual voyages of the universe possible, providing an unparalleled experience of animation and 360◦ cinema.  Explore the inner workings of the human body, or the intricacies of an atomic structure Visit the most advanced digital planetarium on the African continent.

Iziko Museums of South Africa gratefully values and acknowledge the significant and on-going support of our partners in this innovative project.


In celebration of Heritage Day/Month, the planetarium will be showcasing a new show, ‘Archeoastronomy and African Tales’ from the 23rd to the 25th of September.

This will be an extra show that will run at 15:00 (at the end of the normal public show programming).


A compilation of shows about how different cultures have observed the wonders of the universe through the skies and drawn wisdom and knowledge from it.

Join us to watch Sida Tsoatsoas and Mayan Archeoastronomy.

Sida Tsoatsoa

Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

23 – 25 SEPTEMBER 2023
Saturday till Monday
*11h30Secrets of Gravity
**13h00Cosmic Collisions
**14h00Rising Star
**15h00Archeoastronomy and African Tales

Term 3

18 July – 19 September 2023



Open between 09h00 and 17h00, shows run as per the public show schedule.

Tuesday to Sunday (Closed for research on Mondays, including school holidays)

Closed on Christmas Day and Workers’ Day


Standard Fee

Adults: R100
Children aged 5 to 18: R100
Pensioners and Students: R100

Upon Presentation of Valid SA ID/ SADC Identification

Adults: R70.00
Children aged 5 to 18: R40.00
South African pensioners and students (with valid cards): R40.00

Contact Details:

Tel: +27(0)214813800

25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town


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