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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great Visual Experience

We took our children 8&10 years to a show and loved going on the space journey. Great powerful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Great spot to get little people interested in space

Shows are targeted to particular age groups and our family has enjoyed every one. I get a little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane's planetarium presents a wide range of entertaining public astronomy shows for all ages, as well as school programs. The Foyer, Gallery and Mini Theatre are free. Astronomy and space merchandise is available in the Planetarium’s Galaxy Gift...more
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Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong | Brisbane Botanic Gardens - Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
+61 7 3403 2578
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took our children 8&10 years to a show and loved going on the space journey. Great powerful cinematic experience.

Thank Get0ut0fthecity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shows are targeted to particular age groups and our family has enjoyed every one. I get a little motion sickness so the 'alien' kids show made me feel a little woozy but no-one else had a problem - have never had a problem with any...More

Thank GBEC1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience of "Black Holes" was one I would recommend to all age groups. It was visually extraordinary. The commentary explained the phenomena of "Black Holes" very clearly so all could understand. There are various programs to choose from other than "Black Holes". The exhibition...More

Thank jthompsonrofe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the planetarium in August 2018. Entry is free, although you will pay for the shows. All the free stuff was well presented and interesting. The show was great, and reasonable value. Absolutely worth the visit (and you could tie it to a visit...More

Thank BP-Aus
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Went to the Planetarium last week in Brisbane to see Uncle Alo Tapim and Kirsten Banks speak about Aboriginal astronomy and skylore. The show and talk given was a fantastic incite into the western and Aboriginal interpretations of the sky and meanings given to constellations...More

Thank Sher M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Unable to compare, enjoyed the static display and the time in the theatre was very good, the narrative was very helpful.

Thank rayndimcp
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I had my 14 year old nephew and my mother in law in her 70s and we all enjoyed the Coic Collision show but the best part is when they show you the night sky as it will be that night and point out what...More

Thank Watts99
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Saturday night show always enjoyable. Nothing fancy but good ad lib presentation. Book early for this show. We obtained the last two tickets at 2pm due to late cancellation.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I'm not usually interested in things like this but we thought we'd take the children over the holidays. We saw "Perfect Little Planet" and even I learned so much. My children (3 & 5) enjoyed the show but by the time they got to the...More

Thank MadeInOz
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great for the whole family , seating and looking up at the stars is amazing. Kids can learn so much and you can take a lunch and have a picnic in the park.

Thank MareeB85
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10 May 2018|
Response from sharonjoymc | Reviewed this property |
i dont think so. when we were there we were the only ones in the theatre.
10 May 2018|
Response from Sallye4510 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I dare answer ... A sleeping 6 month old is no trouble but a crying one may not be appreciated. I don't know if the Planetarium has any guidelines?
10 May 2018|
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Response from CalebT67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it would. It you need to leave the planetarium for any reason you'll disturb everyone else, plus you won't be able to get back in.