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' | StarlightTales of a Time TravelerWe Are Aliens!
Children's shows
Perfect Little Planet | Secret of the Cardboard RocketThe Little Star That CouldTycho to the Moon

16 Jan 2019 • 10:30am
Booked out

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,...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

16 Jan 2019 • 11:30am
Booked out

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

16 Jan 2019 • 12:30pm

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

16 Jan 2019 • 2:00pm

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

16 Jan 2019 • 3:00pm

Capturing the Cosmos

Narrated by Australian actor Geoffrey Rush. This new show explores 'all-sky' astronomy, probing the early Universe and the forces that...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

17 Jan 2019 • 10:30am
Booked out

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

17 Jan 2019 • 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...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

17 Jan 2019 • 12:30pm

Capturing the Cosmos

Narrated by Australian actor Geoffrey Rush. This new show explores 'all-sky' astronomy, probing the early Universe and the forces that...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

17 Jan 2019 • 2:00pm

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

17 Jan 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

18 Jan 2019 • 10:30am

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...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

18 Jan 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

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