Sir Thomas Brisbane PlanetariumCurrently Closed
- Address: Mt Coot-Tha Rd, Toowong QLD 4066, Australia, Brisbane
- Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
- Phone: +61-734032578
- Ticket Price: 15 AUD
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Observatory, Planetarium , Family And Kids
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium - Review
Sir Thomas Planetarium is located at the entrance of the Brisbane Botanical gardens and is the only stand alone planetarium in Australia. A great place to explore space and beyond, the planetarium is equipped with state of the art telescopes and qualified astronomers. The shows inside the Cosmic Skydome are definitely the show stopper.
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium Information
- Special shows for children under 9:00 at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm on weekends.
- Prior booking recommended.
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium Ticket Prices
- For children (under 15) are 8 AUD and concessional is 12.50 AUD.
- Show Prices are 33AUD for Adults and 20 AUD for Children (under 15).
How To reach Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium by Public Transport
- From the city, take bus 471, or the Great City Circle bus (598 or 599) from various suburbs.
Restaurants Near Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
- Summit Bar and Restaurant
- Brent’s Dining Experience
- Deer Duck Bistro
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57.25% of people who visit Brisbane include Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
68.31% of people start their Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Brisbane Reviews
Planetarium is Nice, the inside is cool. Be there early if you are wishing to have the show. Can fill up fast :)
Saturday night live. Absolutely brilliant show! Looking forward to returning for more.
The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium was established in 1978 by Brisbane City Council. Located within Brisbane's Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, the Planetarium is home of the Cosmic Skydome, a 12.5-metre-diameter projection dome. The Planetarium is named after Sir Thomas Brisbane, governor of New South Wales (1821 - 1825), and well known astronomer of the southern skies. The Planetarium is located about 5km from the Central Business District, and is administered by the Brisbane City Council. The Planetarium features the 12.5m Cosmic Skydome (hemispherical planetarium theatre) with a recently-upgraded, state of the art, digital dome projection system; an observatory containing a permanently-mounted Zeiss 15cm refractor and a Meade 20cm "Go To" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope; extensive photographic and model displays in its Foyer and Gallery including the 1969 Moon landing, the Space Shuttle, and Mars expeditions, as well as a free mini-theatre featuring a Space Telescope Science Institute web feed and a free Foyer Theatrette. The Planetarium runs regular shows in the Cosmic Skydome for public and school groups, observing sessions in the observatory and occasional public field nights.
Kids loved it, try to go there on a clear night to get the full experience.
Brisbane Planetarium is one of the best places to visit for kids and everyone interested in an insight of the infinite cosmic world. It is equipped with a 12.5 m sky projection dome. The ticketed price is worth paying for the cosmic dome, which may pave way to a future astro-physicist. Parking on-site is free and so os the general entry to the planetarium.