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Make new friends this holiday!


The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome makes possible virtual exploration of the universe, the inner workings of the human body, or the intricacies of an atomic structure – providing unequalled experience of animation and 360°cinema. Visit the most advanced digital planetarium on the African continent. A space of innovation and discovery; where art, science and entertainment meet.

New friends have landed at the Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome this holiday! Fly into space, soar amongst the stars, and have an interstellar adventure of a lifetime.

Meet The Accidental AstronautsSyAnnie,Armstrong and their wise-cracking starship. Embark on an unexpected journey into the universe, bounce along the surface of an asteroid, and get up close and personal with a solar storm.  

See Polaris– and observe the stars and galaxies with James and Vladimir, who met on the Arctic sea ice. Help them build an observatory and a spaceship, as they embark on a mission to discover why the night is so long at the poles of the Earth.

Get shrunk by a Shrink-a-tron, step back in time and dive into an ex-CELL!-ent voyage with Raj and Sooki. Find yourself in an immersive larger-than-life examination of the trillions of cells that form our bodies. Discover the story of who we are – from our beginnings as a single cell, to the complexity of a whole body.

School Holiday Shows – 29 March to 9 April 2018

Tuesday to Sunday, including public holidays (Mondays closed for research)
11:00 Accidental Astronauts
12:00 Polaris
13:00 To Space and Back / (Sky tonight only on weekends)
14:00 The Search for Life: Are We Alone?
15:00 Starlight
16:00 Cell! Cell! Cell!

Wednesday evening

19:00 Starlight
20:00 The Search for Life: Are We Alone?

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Dear Visitor

Please be advised that the Castle of Good Hope will be closed to the public on Thursday, 8 February 2024.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Looking forward to your future visits.


Iziko Management