Visiting the Planetarium
The information below will help you plan your visit to the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. The Planetarium is open Tuesday to Sunday and hosts a variety of shows in the Cosmic Skydome.
See below for:
- opening hours, venue hire and enquiries
- admission cost
- current Cosmic Skydome shows
- getting to the Planetarium.
Bookings are highly recommended, especially during Queensland school holidays. Shows are subject to change.
To enquire about reservations, venue hire, school bookings and general or observatory enquiries, you can:
- use our online form
- phone the Booking Office on 07 3403 2578.
|Tuesday to Friday||10am-4pm (Booking office phone lines open from 9.30am-4pm)|
11am-8.15pm (Booking office phone lines open from 10.30am-6.30pm)
|Sunday||11am-4pm (Booking office phone lines open from 10.30am-4pm)|
General entry to the Planetarium is free, however shows in the Cosmic Skydome are ticketed.
Council now honours the Queensland Government Companion Card, allowing free entry for anyone accompanying a person with disability who requires attendant care support.
Single admission prices:
- adults: $15.80
- children (3-14 years): $9.60
- concession card holders: $13
- Authorised Companion: free.
Group admission prices:
- family (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children): $43 per family
- group of adults (10 or more): $13.30 each*
- group of children (10 or more 3-14 years): $8.80 each*.
*Single payment is required for whole group.
Three-show pass prices:
- adults: $36
- children (3-14 years): $22.
Secret of the Dragon prices (showing during Queensland school holidays only):
- adults/children: $7.90
- group: $6.90.
For the enjoyment of audiences, these programs are not recommended for children under six.
- Capturing the Cosmos
- Cosmic Collisions
- Dark Universe
- Moons: Worlds of Mystery. Watch the Moons: Worlds of Mystery trailer on YouTube
- Saturday Night 'Live'
- The Search for Life: Are We Alone?
- We Are Aliens! (new show)
Shows for children
- Perfect Little Planet. Watch the Perfect Little Planet trailer on YouTube.
- Tycho to the Moon
- Secret of the Dragon
The Planetarium is located five kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre and sits within the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. There is free on-site parking available, including disabled and bus parking.
You can also travel to the Planetarium by bus. From the city, take bus 471, or the Great City Circle bus (598 or 599) from various suburbs. For more information visit TransLink.