Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium booking enquiry form

You can use this form to enquire about:

  • General ticket availability for Planetarium shows (at least 2 days in advance)
  • Ticket availability for group bookings (10 or more) for Planetarium shows (2 week lead time recommended)
  • School group booking enquiries (2 week lead time recommended)
  • Planetarium venue hire enquiries (2 week lead time recommended)

This enquiry does not guarantee a booking.

If your booking enquiry is less than two (2) days in advance, phone the Planetarium booking office.

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General public show enquiries

You can use this form to enquire about ticket availability for a Planetarium show at least 2 days in advance. This does not guarantee a booking.

An officer will contact you via your preferred channel within one working day to confirm availability (Note: the Planetarium is closed on Mondays (except during Queensland school holidays), and public holidays).

Bella Gaia

A poetical musical journey around planet Earth, blending NASA science visualisations with cultural scenes from ancient Egypt to modern cities. It explores the relationship between human civilisation and our ecosystem, and simulates the new perspectives gained by orbiting astronauts. Recommended for 8 years or older. Approximately 45 minutes, inclusive of a night sky tour.

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Friday - 7.30pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Friday - 7.30pm

Capturing the Cosmos

Narrated by Australian actor, Geoffrey Rush, this new show explores 'all-sky' astronomy, probing the early Universe and the forces that have shaped it, with of Australia’s next-generation telescopes. Produced by Melbourne Planetarium.

Capturing the Cosmos runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Wednesday - 3pm
  • Thursday - 12.30pm
  • Friday - 2pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Tuesday - 1.30pm

Cosmic Collisions

Narrated by Robert Redford. Dazzling and destructive cosmic collisions release energy that drives the growth and evolution of the universe shaping our place within it. A blockbuster show produced by the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, New York. 

Cosmic Collisions runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Monday - 2pm (Except Monday 31 December)
  • Wednesday - 12.30pm
  • Friday - 3pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Thursday - 3pm
  • Saturday - 2pm

Dark Universe

Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Learn about recent dramatic advances in our knowledge of the universe, including dark matter and dark energy, and explore what's to come in the future of cosmology.

Dark Universe runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Tuesday - 3pm (Except Tuesday 1 January)
  • Saturday - 7.30pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Wednesday - 3pm
  • Saturday - 7.30pm (excluding 2 February)
  • Sunday - 2pm

Moons: Worlds of Mystery

From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, moons have some spectacular features. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system.

Moons: Worlds of Mystery runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Tuesday - 12.30pm
  • Wednesday - 2pm
  • Friday - 12.30pm
  • Saturday - 3pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Friday - 1.30pm
  • Saturday - 12.30pm

Passport to the Universe

Narrated by Tom Hanks. This is a thrilling journey through the Solar System, out of the Milky Way Galaxy and to the edge of the observable universe.

Approximately 40 minutes, inclusive of night sky tour.

Recommended for at least six years and older.

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Tuesday - 2pm
  • Thursday - 2pm
  • Sunday - 2pm
  • Thursday - 12.30pm
  • Friday - 2pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Friday - 6.30pm
  • Saturday - 3pm

Perfect Little Planet

Children will love this show as they discover our solar system while a family of aliens search for the perfect spot for their family vacation.

Perfect Little Planet runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Monday - 11.30am
  • Tuesday - 10.30am and 11.30am
  • Wednesday - 11.30am
  • Thursday - 10.30am
  • Friday - 11.30am
  • Saturday - 12.30pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Saturday - 11.30am

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Embark on an outstanding adventure as two children spend a night touring the Solar System alongside their ship’s navigator, an astronomy book. Recommended for children from 5 years.

Approximately 45 minutes, inclusive of night sky tour.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Monday - 10.30am

Starlight

Narrated by Australian actress Sigrid Thornton, Starlight is told through the eyes of Margaret, as she relives childhood fears of the dark that awoke her curiosity about the night sky. Join Margaret as she takes you on a journey of discovery about constellations and ancient cultures, and the lives of stars. Produced by Melbourne Planetarium.

Approximately 45 minutes, inclusive of night sky tour.

Starlight runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Monday - 1pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Thursday - 1.30pm

Stories in the stars

Two Indigenous Australian teenagers from the city visit their family's Country at Lake Tyrrell in north-west Victoria. They spend a weekend walking around the lake with Grandma and Grandpa, hearing stories about the constellations and how they relate to their culture. Approximately 45 minutes, inclusive of night sky tour. Suitable for ages 8 years and up.

Stories in the stars runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Wednesday - 1.30pm

Saturday Night ‘Live’

Brisbane Planetarium's astronomers take the audience on an exciting 'live' full-dome space flight. Chart a course through the solar system, past the most distant space probes, beyond familiar constellations, to the outskirts of the Milky Way galaxy. 

Session time

Saturday Night 'Live' runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

  • Saturday - 6pm (excluding 2 February)

Tales of a Time Traveler

Explore ancient civilizations. Witness the birth of the universe. Journey to the edge of a black hole. Follow the lives of stars, the time scale of the Big Bang, and the distortion of time by gravity. Discover that time is not so easily defined.

Narrated by David Tennant.

Approx. 45 minutes, inclusive of night sky tour.

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Thursday - 3pm
  • Sunday - 3pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Tuesday - 3pm
  • Sunday - 3pm

The Little Star That Could

The story of an ‘average’ star who travels the universe in search of planets. Along the way, he makes many discoveries about stars, planets, galaxies and himself.

Approximately 35 minutes, inclusive of night sky tour.

Recommended for children from three to five years.

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Wednesday - 10.30am
  • Saturday - 11.30am

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Sunday - 11.30am

Tycho to the Moon

Tycho is a dog who doesn't just howl at the Moon, but wants to go there. Blast off on an amazing ride into space with Tycho and his young friend. Recommended for children from 3 years. Approximately 40 minutes, inclusive of a night sky tour.

Tycho to the Moon runs every week (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Friday - 10.30am
  • Sunday - 11.30am

We are Aliens!

Narrated by Rupert Grint. The human race is connected better than ever before but could we one day be part of a galactic community sharing our knowledge and ideas? Or is Earth the only planet with life? This show takes you on an epic ride in the hunt for the evidence of alien life. Approximately 45 minutes, inclusive of a night sky tour.

Session times - 27 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

  • Thursday - 11.30am
  • Friday - 6.30pm
  • Saturday - 2pm
  • Sunday - 12.30pm

Session times - 2 February to 17 March 2019

  • Friday - 3pm
  • Sunday - 12.30pm

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Group booking enquiry

You can use this form to enquire about a group visit (10 or more people) to the Planetarium. An officer will contact you within two working days to discuss your needs. A lead time of two weeks is recommended for group visits.

A lead time of two weeks is recommended for organised group bookings.
A lead time of two weeks is recommended for organised group bookings.

Number of attendees

A maximum of 125 people can be seated.

(e.g. special needs or interests)

School booking enquiry

You can use this form to enquire about a school group visit to the Planetarium. An officer will contact you within two working days to discuss your needs. A lead time of two weeks is recommended for group visits.

Dates

School sessions are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

A minimum of two weeks lead time is recommended for school bookings.
A minimum of two weeks lead time is recommended for school bookings.
Refer to session days and times in the session information.

Number of attendees

A maximum of 125 people can be seated.

(e.g. special needs or interests)
(e.g. wheelchair access, audio access)

Venue hire enquiry

You can use this form to enquire about hiring the Planetarium for a function. An officer will contact you via your preferred channel within one working day to confirm availability (Note: the planetarium is closed on Monday's and public holidays).

A lead time of two weeks is recommended for venue hire enquiries.

Dates

A lead time of two weeks recommended for venue hire bookings.
A lead time of two weeks recommended for venue hire bookings.
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22 January 2019