Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium events | Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council's Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium features entertaining and informative shows for adults and children. All general audience and children's shows include two parts - the main feature and a tour of Brisbane's night sky by the Planetarium's astronomers. Bookings are recommended. The Planetarium is closed on Mondays and public holidays. View the opening hours.

Show schedule

On this page, you will find a display of all shows, in calendar order. To see all Planetarium shows for a specific date or date range, or to see a specific show, filter your search. Alternatively, you can choose a show from the list below. You can also find out what's on on Friday nights at the Planetarium.  

General audience shows 
Bella GaiaCapturing the Cosmos | Cosmic Collisions | Dark Universe | Moons: Worlds of Mystery | Passport to the UniverseSaturday Night 'Live' | Starlight | Stories in the StarsTales of a Time TravelerWe Are Aliens!
Children's shows
Perfect Little Planet | The Little Star That CouldTycho to the Moon

19 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm

Capturing the Cosmos

* BOOKING ESSENTIAL Narrated by Australian actor Geoffrey Rush. This show explores 'all-sky' astronomy, probing the early Universe and...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

19 Feb 2019 • 3:00pm

Tales of a Time Traveler

Narrated by David Tennant. Explore ancient civilizations. Witness the birth of the universe. Journey to the edge of a black hole. Follow...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

20 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm

Stories in the Stars

* BOOKING ESSENTIAL Two indigenous Australian teenagers from the city visit their family's Country at Lake Tyrrell in north-west Victoria...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

20 Feb 2019 • 3:00pm

Dark Universe

Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Learn about recent dramatic advances in our knowledge of the universe, including dark matter and dark...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

21 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm

Starlight

* BOOKING ESSENTIAL Narrated by Australian actress Sigrid Thornton, Starlight is told through the eyes of Margaret, as she relives...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

21 Feb 2019 • 3:00pm

Cosmic Collisions

Narrated by Robert Redford. Dazzling and destructive cosmic collisions release energy that drives the growth and evolution of the...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

22 Feb 2019 • 1:30pm

Moons: Worlds of Mystery

*BOOKING ESSENTIAL. From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, moons have some spectacular features. Learn what...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

22 Feb 2019 • 3:00pm

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...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

22 Feb 2019 • 6:30pm

Friday nights at the Planetarium

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...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

22 Feb 2019 • 7:30pm

Friday nights at the Planetarium

Bella Gaia

Bella Gaia is a poetical musical journey around planet Earth, blending NASA science visualisations with cultural scenes from ancient...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

23 Feb 2019 • 11:30am

Perfect Little Planet

Children will love this show as they learn about our solar system through the eyes of a family of aliens on vacation from another solar...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

23 Feb 2019 • 12:30pm

Moons: Worlds of Mystery

From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, moons have some spectacular features. Learn what these celestial...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

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