Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Brisbane

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#2 of 6 in Childrens Museums in Brisbane Region
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. By using our Brisbane online tour planner , you can arrange your visit to Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium and other attractions in Brisbane.
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  • You could go around in 15 minutes and the planetarium show was aimed at 6-12 year olds. Very friendly staff.  more »
  • Unless you are booked in for a show it isn't worth a visit. There really isn't anything to interest younger kids. There was lots to look at and read but my 8 year old lost interest very quickly. There...  more »
  • Skydome shows just amazing. Everyone should go. $15.00 for 45 minute show. Will go back for sure. After you finish go to Mount Coot-tha Lookout (just up the road) for a spectacular view of Brisbane.  more »
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  • Nice place but definitely set out for kids. Small planetarium. Pretty much walked it in 15 minutes and reading everything also. Gift shop just sells items aimed for 6 to 15 year old.
  • Cute little place. Tiniest planetarium I ever been. No wow factor there. Limited range and scope... Not bad for a 6yo, but it could have been so much better! Below average gift shop. And shame staff are not friendly. Overall, below par and tricky to find, due to poor street signage.
  • If you love your astronomy, this is the place for you! Narration was undertaken live by a very informative and easy to understand gentlemen. Highly recommended especially with kids!
  • What a wonderful place, we can see our solar system and planets in a different way. The atmosphere is fresh and the greenery amazing. We can continue walk to the botanical garden not far from the planetarium..
  • Nice small planetarium, offering good shows for kids. I have been there a few times, my 5yo totally loved it. In the end of each show they usually project and explain night sky above Brisbane. One other good thing is that there is a beautiful botanical garden right next to planetarium, which is worth visiting before or after a show.

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