Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

Toowong, Brisbane Area

Discover the secrets of the universe at Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium!

The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is Queensland’s first planetarium, established in 1978 by Brisbane City Council. Located within Brisbane's Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, the Planetarium is just a 15 minute drive from Brisbane’s central business district.

The Planetarium is home to the Cosmic Skydome, a 12.5 metre diameter projection dome. Enjoy a show in the Cosmic Skydome, take a tour of Brisbane's current night sky with one of their astronomers, or see fragments of asteroids and spacecraft models in the Display Zone.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Child $9.60 General entry to the Planetarium is free; however admission prices apply for Cosmic Skydome shows. See admission prices on Brisbane City Council’s website.
$15.80 General entry to the Planetarium is free; however admission prices apply for Cosmic Skydome shows. See admission prices on Brisbane City Council’s website.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
3 October 2017 - 8 December 2017MondayClosed
Tuesday10am - 4pm
Wednesday10am - 4pm
Thursday10am - 4pm
Friday10am - 8:15pm
Saturday11am - 8:15pm
Sunday11am - 4pm
9 December 2017 - 21 January 2018Monday10am - 3pm
Tuesday10am - 4pm
Wednesday10am - 4pm
Thursday10am - 4pm
Friday10am - 8:15pm
Saturday11am - 8:15pm
Sunday11am - 4pm
25 December 2017Closed
26 December 2017Closed
1 January 2018Closed
26 January 2018Closed
30 March 2018Closed
31 March 2018Closed
1 April 2018Closed
2 April 2018Closed
25 April 2018Closed
15 August 2018Closed

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Non Smoking Establishment

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
152 Mount Coot-Tha Road
Toowong, Brisbane Area
Queensland
Australia

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