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.

Please noteBookings are recommended at all times. The Planetarium is closed on Mondays during school term, and public holidays. View opening hours.

Increased COVID-19 restrictions

Increased restrictions are in place for South East Queensland. Find out more.

Following the State Government's announcement of a lockdown in Greater Brisbane, the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium will be closed for the duration of the lockdown.

All Cosmic Skydome shows scheduled during the lockdown have been cancelled. Pre-purchased tickets booked for cancelled shows will be refunded and a credit amount will automatically be applied using the original payment method.

Show schedule

On this page, you will find a display of all shows. 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.

For the enjoyment of audiences, the following programs are not recommended for children under six years of age.
Cosmic Collisions | Dark UniverseEdge of Darkness | Passport to the UniverseSaturday Afternoon 'Live'| Tales of a Time TravellerWe Are Aliens! | Worlds Beyond Earth

These shows are suitable for children.
Perfect Little Planet | The Little Star That Could | Tycho to the Moon

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Mon 27 Sep 2021, 9:30am

The story of Little Star, an average yellow star searching for planets of his own. Along the way he meets other types of stars, learns what makes each star...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 10:30am
Booked out

Children will love this tour of the solar system through the eyes of a family of aliens on vacation from another star system, discovering rings, ice cliffs and...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 11:30am
Booked out

Collisions, both dazzling and destructive, release energy that drives the growth and evolution of the universe, and shape our place within it. Produced by the...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 1:00pm

Where is the edge of darkness? Fly through the great cliffs on comet 67P, gaze at the fascinating bright spots on Ceres, see the first close ups of dwarf binary...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 2:00pm

Learn about dark matter, dark energy, and recent dramatic advances in our knowledge of the Universe. Explore what’s to come in the future of cosmology. Produced...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 3:00pm

Join us for a mission of discovery as the Planetarium’s astronomers take you on an exciting ‘live’ fulldome spaceflight. Shall we chart a course through the...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Tue 28 Sep 2021, 9:30am

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 friends. Recommended...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Tue 28 Sep 2021, 10:30am
Booked out

Children will love this tour of the solar system through the eyes of a family of aliens on vacation from another star system, discovering rings, ice cliffs and...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Tue 28 Sep 2021, 11:30am
Booked out

Get your passport for a thrilling journey through the Solar System, beneath the rings of Saturn, into the heart of the Orion Nebula, out of the Milky Way Galaxy...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Last updated: 2 August 2021