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 4 July

  • 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 04 Jul 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Book Event
  • Wednesday 8 July

  • It's time for the Annual General Meeting again, but we keep the business side short and put on some Pizza and a good talk as well. Visitors welcome, only members may vote. Attendees are from all walks of life, many with zero prior knowledge and some with decades. When weather permits we will roll back the roof and turn on the telescopes as well. Members free, visitors $5.
    Date: Wed 08 Jul 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Book Event
  • Saturday 11 July

  • 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 11 Jul 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Book Event
  • Saturday 18 July

  • 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 18 Jul 2020
    Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Book Event
  • Saturday 25 July

  • 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 25 Jul 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.