Planetarium to reopen

Brisbane City Council wishes to advise the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium will reopen for shows on Saturday 27 June, with enhanced safety and social distancing measures in place. 

To ensure the safety of staff and residents, and to abide by State Government regulations only 20 people will be permitted inside the Planetarium at any one time.

Bookings must be made by:

Entry to the venue is to attend a show only, with the Galaxy Gift Shop and mini theatre temporarily closed. 

Guests must provide contact details at the time of booking to ensure contact tracing may be conducted if necessary.

We politely request that you refrain from visiting the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium should you start displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19. Please contact the booking office should you need to change your booking.

The Planetarium will be open Tuesday to Sunday with the following modified opening hours: 

  • Tuesday to Friday 9am-3pm (phone lines open 9am-3pm)
  • Saturday 9am-4pm (Phone lines open 9am-4pm)
  • Sunday 9am-3pm (Phone lines open 9am-3pm)

Special reopening prices have been introduced:

  • Adults $10, Child $6 (3-14 years)
  • Saturday Afternoon Live sessions – Adults $12, Child $8 (3-14 years).

Note: All shows include "Highlights of Brisbane Night Sky" - a brief overview of what’s in the present evening sky. Show durations range from about 30 to 35 minutes with Saturday Afternoon Live Show being up to 50 minutes

For show information, including two new shows Europe to the Stars & The Sun: Our Living Star, please see current Cosmic Skydome shows.

As updates are available, they will be included on Council’s website. For more information visit or phone the Planetarium on 07 3403 2578.   

For health advice or information visit and download the Government’s COVIDSafe app.

Date posted:
Last updated:22 June 2020
Topics: coronavirus