General Admission Planetarium Tours

Public tours are held every Saturday evening at 7pm in the Planetarium, followed by telescope viewing if weather permits. 

Admission is Adults ($15), Primary/Secondary Students ($7.50) , Members free.

Please make a booking so that we can schedule enough staff and in the rare event we need to cancel we can advise you 2-3 hours ahead of time. If there are no bookings by 3pm the duty manager may decide to cancel the tour that night.

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  • Saturday 8 August

  • How did the ancestors understanding of Matariki match with our 2019 scientific view of the heavens? Our planetarium allows us to show you Matariki's annual passage in a perfect sky, when the best time to view and celebrate are, and even the arrival of Captain Cook! Perfect viewing guaranteed, every Saturday.
    Date: Saturday's From: Sat 08 Aug 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Book Event
  • Saturday 15 August

  • With the best of the winter constellations in clear view, and the best planets shining bright, we cover the myths drawn in the evening sky alongside the learning from space telescopes and astronomer. Our planetarium allows creates a perfect sky, immune from the winter clouds and rain. Perfect viewing guaranteed, every Saturday.
    Date: Saturday's From: Sat 15 Aug 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Book Event
  • Saturday 22 August

  • With the best of the winter constellations in clear view, and the best planets shining bright, we cover the myths drawn in the evening sky alongside the learning from space telescopes and astronomer. Our planetarium allows creates a perfect sky, immune from the winter clouds and rain. Perfect viewing guaranteed, every Saturday.
    Date: Saturday's From: Sat 22 Aug 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Book Event
  • Saturday 29 August

  • With the best of the winter constellations in clear view, and the best planets shining bright, we cover the myths drawn in the evening sky alongside the learning from space telescopes and astronomer. Our planetarium allows creates a perfect sky, immune from the winter clouds and rain. Perfect viewing guaranteed, every Saturday.
    Date: Saturday's From: Sat 29 Aug 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Book Event

If you have a group booking (8 or more people) or would like to enquire about another date please complete the form below.