Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium events

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 required. The Planetarium is closed on Mondays and public holidays. View the opening hours.

The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium will reopen for shows on Saturday 27 June, with enhanced safety and social distancing measures in place.

To ensure the safety of staff and residents, and to abide by State Government regulations, only 20 people will be permitted inside the Planetarium at any one time.

Bookings must be made by:

Reduced pricing and a new program have been introduced. Find out more.

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.

General audience shows 
Cosmic Collisions | Dark UniverseEdge of Darkness | Europe to the StarsPassport to the UniverseSaturday Afternoon 'Live'Tales of a Time Traveler | The Sun: Our Living StarWe Are Aliens! 
Children's shows
Perfect Little Planet | Secret of the Cardboard Rocket The Little Star That Could | Tycho to the Moon

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Fri 3 Jul 2020, 9:30am
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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

Fri 3 Jul 2020, 10:30am
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Building their own rocket, two children spend a night touring the Solar System alongside their ship's navigator, an astronomy book. Recommended for children...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Fri 3 Jul 2020, 11:30am
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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

Fri 3 Jul 2020, 1:00pm
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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

Fri 3 Jul 2020, 2:00pm
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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

Sat 4 Jul 2020, 9:30am
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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

Sat 4 Jul 2020, 10:30am
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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

Sat 4 Jul 2020, 11:30am
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Are we alone? 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...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Sat 4 Jul 2020, 1:00pm
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Learn about dark matter, dark energy, and recent dramatic advances in our knowledge of the Universe. Explore whatÕs to come in the future of cosmology. Produced...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mt Coot-tha

Last updated:23 June 2020