Visiting the Planetarium

The information on this page will help you plan your visit to the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. 

Opening hours and show bookings

The Planetarium is open:

  • Monday, 10am-4pm (Queensland school holidays only)
  • Tuesday to Thursday, 10am-4pm
  • Friday, 10am-8pm (Queensland school term only)
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm.

It is closed on all public holidays and Mondays during Queensland school terms.

General entry to the Planetarium is free. Charges apply for Cosmic Skydome shows.

Book your Cosmic Skydome tickets online.

Visit our Planetarium events page to check session times and ticket prices. Seats are limited, so book your tickets online prior to arrival.

All shows start at the scheduled time and there is limited admittance after the theatre doors are closed.

Use our online booking form for school and group bookings and venue hire enquiries.

Getting there

The Planetarium is five kilometres from the Brisbane city centre and sits within the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong.

Find out how to get to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha by car, public transport, cycle or on foot.

The availability of free on-site parking can be very limited on weekends and during school holidays.


For accessibility information including accessible toilets, buildings, phones and pathway gradients, view our Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha visitor map and mobility map page.

More information

If you would like further information to help you plan your visit to the Planetarium, contact us during opening hours on 07 3403 8888 or email us.

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