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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Brisbane

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The exhibits contained within the oblong and ovoid structures of Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium provide an informative experience. Officially opened in 1978, the planetarium features a 12.5m (41 ft) dome and state of the art projection system, as well as a high-tech observatory and a gallery that displays space-related exhibitions. Put Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium into our Brisbane tourist route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The Planetarium has four different children's shows. I took a 5 year old and an 8 year old to see "Secret of the Cardboard Rocket". The 5 year old was probably a bit young and restless. We all learned...  more »
  • Had driven up to Mt Coot-tha and had dinner, drove by the planetarium on a whim- and their saturday night show was about to start- $25 for an adult and teenager- great graphics, comfy seats and a remi...  more »
  • We booked the tickets by phone to guarantee our place, then purchased them before the show began. We went to a show with our grand-daughter aged 8 called Perfect Little Planet, which was a great intro...  more »
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  • Saw one of the kids shows. Impressive show, even if my little one was less excited about the look into the night sky directly afterwards. The exhibits outside are good, and it's a surprisingly good gift shop, too.
  • Free to walk around the educational displays. Some of the models are very intricate and impressive. Great range of fossils and meteorites for sale in the gift shop.
  • Great fun under the dome. Very educational.
  • Not much on display, pricing per show per person was a bit ridiculous. Very disappointed we couldn't see more on display and couldn't afford to see more then one show!
  • Educational. Interesting. Science. The show was pretty amazing. This should be on anyones list, any age.