Brisbane City Council's Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium opened in 1978. Located in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, the Planetarium is home to the Cosmic Skydome - a 12.5-metre-diameter projection dome. Visit the Planetarium to enjoy a show (including a tour of Brisbane's night sky), and tour the Display Zone.

The Planetarium also includes an observatory, Galaxy Gift Shop and Sundial Courtyard. If you want to want to further your interest in the universe, you can find useful links to discover more about astronomy. Stay up-to-date with the Planetarium by following our Facebook page.

Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon

Music lovers and stargazers can unite for the Queensland exclusive of Pink Floyd’s TheDark Side of the Moon Planetarium experience. 

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s iconic album, The Dark Side of the Moon in a full-dome spatial experience at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. Due to the high-quality visual and audio playback available at our planetarium, Brisbane is one of the select few venues in Australia that secured the rights to this popular show. 

This show features strobe effects, mature themes and explicit language. Not recommended for children.

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Planetarium shows

The Planetarium features entertaining and informative shows for adults and children. Find out what's on and make a booking.

Visiting the Planetarium

Planning a visit to the Planetarium? Find out more about opening hours, bookings, show admission fees and how to get there.

Stargaze from home

Stargazing from home is easy with these tips from the Planetarium's expert astronomers.

Programs for schools

Learn more about the universe and explore the Planetarium with your school. The flexible school programs assist in covering the Australia Curriculum.

Last updated: 16 November 2023

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