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
- how to provide feedback.
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.
|Monday||Closed (except for school holidays - open 10am-3pm; Booking office phone lines open 9.30am-3pm)|
|Tuesday to Thursday||10am-4pm (Booking office phone lines open 9.30am-4pm)|
|Friday||10am-7.30pm (Booking office phone lines open 9.30am-6.30pm)|
10.45am-7.30pm (Booking office phone lines open 10.45am-6.30pm)
|Sunday||10.45am-4pm (Booking office phone lines open 10.45am-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: $16.10
- children (3-14 years): $9.80
- concession card holders: $13.20
- Authorised Companion: free.
Group admission prices:
- family (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children): $44 per family
- group of adults (10 or more): $13.60 each*
- group of children (10 or more 3-14 years): $9.00 each*.
*Single payment is required for whole group.
Three-show pass prices:
- adults: $37
- children (3-14 years): $22.50.
For the enjoyment of audiences, these programs are not recommended for children under six.
- Bella Gaia (recommended for 8 years and older)
- Black Holes: Journey into the Unknown
- Capturing the Cosmos
- Cosmic Collisions
- Dark Universe
- Dynamic Earth
- Moons: Worlds of Mystery. Watch the Moons: Worlds of Mystery trailer on YouTube
- Passport to the Universe
- Saturday Night 'Live'
- Stories in the Stars (recommended for 8 years and older)
- Tales of a Time Traveler Watch the Tales of a Time Traveler trailer on YouTube
- We Are Aliens!
Shows for children
- Perfect Little Planet. Watch the Perfect Little Planet trailer on YouTube.
- The Little Star That Could
- Tycho to the Moon
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.
You can also ride your bike to the Planetarium. Find out more information about getting to the gardens on a bicycle.
If you would like to provide feedback about your experience at the Planetarium, fill in the online customer feedback form.