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Space Place, Wellington

(4.3/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Discover the delights of the southern skies at Space Place. Perched at the top of Wellington's cable car, New Zealand's longest-serving observatory boasts numerous educational exhibits, a full-dome digital planetarium, and world-class telescopes. You can learn about the skies through the interactive learning activities or attend one the public telescope sessions to watch an expert astronomer reveal what's happening up above. Check the planetarium's show schedule online and book your seat in advance to avoid disappointment. Before you head to Wellington, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Wellington itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Wellington has to offer, including Space Place.
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  • At the top of the Cable Car area near the cable car Museum. Small fee to enter, they are open late, better to visit at night when stars are out so you can enjoy what they are best at.  more »
  • this seemingly small museum has information that will keep you entertained for hours, not even counting the planetarium itself!!! would go again :)  more »
  • 45 minute show with film about earth's climate followed by tour of night sky. Not as detailed as some previous visits but good value at $12.50 for adults and trip up in cable car works. Just made last...  more »