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We had a brilliant time here and learned a lot about the night sky at this time of year. As soon as we got home we were trying to test our knowledge in what we could see outside.
Very comfy chairs, and the effects inside...More
Such an engaging talk about the winter sky, presented by John Mason, who simply oozes enthusiasm. Thank you Jihn, nice to see the planetarium projector from Ireland has.been put to such good use and even better to see a full auditorium. Hopefully so many people...More
What a brilliant thing to do on Christmas Eve! Dr John Mason took us on a fascinating tour of the night sky, from today in Chichester to the night sky as the Wise Men of Jesus day saw it. Drawing on historical, scientific, astronomic and...More
Thank you so much John Mason and the wonderful volunteers, we had an amazing time. John has an incredible animated voice, he had the Beavers (aged 6-8) hanging on every word. They were so quiet and focused for the whole show. No small feat for...More
We have been going to this planetarium for many years and it is always an enjoyable experience.
Although we now live many miles away, whenever we find ourselves in Chichester we always look to see if there is show on to go to.
Everyone here works really hard, it’s was such an interesting show, the dome is magnificent lit up and you really feel you have been transported into space! Comfy seats and we will def be returning with all the family, young and old. Absolutely something for...More
My husband and I have had two (date nights) here. We opted for the over 18s to avoid noisy children disrupting the show. It was full of adults letting loose their (inner child) playing on all of the Scientific games on both floors - my...More
Very interesting afternoon. Wasn’t what I initially expected but thoroughly enjoyed it, even learned a bit too. Very friendly and helpful staff. Even more satisfying, my 10 year old son and 7 year old daughter were gripped. I’ve never seen them so quiet for such...More
Posted on behalf of my parents who are part of the U3A group from Hassocks, West Sussex.
We recently took a trip to the South Downs Planetarium and Chichester canal centre. The afternoon was very interesting and educational. The volunteers were all extremely friendly. On...More
It is recommended you book a place, but any time I've been there there have been plenty of seats left. I would still book in advance just in case they had the place full for a school outing or something.
The Planetarium has two easy access toilets and reserved blue badge parking. The public areas and the Star Theatre are all on one level with a gentle incline leading in. The Star Theatre has 4 places for wheelchairs for... More
The Planetarium has two easy access toilets and reserved blue badge parking. The public areas and the Star Theatre are all on one level with a gentle incline leading in. The Star Theatre has 4 places for wheelchairs for those that cannot transfer to an aircraft seat - let the Planeatrium know at the point of booking.