We Are Stars A Production of NSC Creative
Do you ever wonder how the universe was created? Roll up and experience the Big Bang, find out how atoms are made and discover the shared origin between planets, stars and you!
Space Place’s very own sing-along planetarium show. Learn about the stories of the Southern stars, see how the Moon orbits the Earth, and follow Pluto through the Solar System as she tries to find his way back home. Recommended for our youngest visitors/under 6s.*
Matariki Dawn Produced by Auckland Stardome and OHU Domes
Explore the spectacular star cluster known as Matariki, and learn about its importance to our culture, our calendar, and our astronomical knowledge of the night sky. Includes two animated Māori stories – the tale of Rangi and Papa and the legend of Rona and the Moon.
Bella Gaia Kenji Williams
Inspired by astronauts who spoke of the life changing power of seeing the Earth from space, Bella Gaia is a stunning journey through dance and music, accompanied by breath-taking NASA images of our beautiful planet. View trailer
Dinosaurs at Dusk Produced by Mirage 3D
Travel back in time with Lucy and her father to discover the origins of flights and experience first-hand the cataclysmic “last day” of the dinosaurs. Recommended for our younger visitors. View trailer
We Are Aliens! A Production of NSC Creative
Our quest to know if we are alone in the Universe has only just begun. As our understanding of how life works continues to grow, so does the number of planets we discover. Explore the ongoing search for life beyond Earth. Recommended for our younger visitors. View trailer
Dynamic Earth Produced by Spitz Creative Media
Explore the inner workings of Earth’s climate system. Ride along on a swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face to face with sharks and gigantic whales and fly into erupting volcanoes. View trailer
We Are Astronomers A Production of NSC Creative
Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. Learn about the global collaboration, technology and dedication required in astronomy today, and how astronomers work together to answer some of the biggest questions in the Universe. View trailer
Phantom of the Universe
Phantom of the Universe takes audiences on an immersive journey to join scientists in the hunt for Dark Matter.
Narrated by Tilda Swinton. View trailer
Including the live presentation of the night sky, our planetarium experience runs for around 45 minutes. Family of the Sun, We Are Aliens and Dinosaurs At Dusk are recommended for our younger visitors.
*Family of the Sun is a fun, interactive show for pre-schoolers featuring song and rhyme that does not follow our standard format. It is recommended for our youngest visitors/under 6s and runs approximately 30mins.
If you’d like to come to Space Place, please call us in advance to see if seats are available for your preferred show on 04 910 3140.
|10:15am||Family of The Sun||Family of the Sun|
|11am||We Are Stars||We Are Aliens|
|1pm||Dinosaurs at Dusk||Matariki Dawn|
|2pm||We Are Astronomers||Dynamic Earth|
|3pm||We Are Aliens||We Are Stars|
|4pm||We Are Stars||We Are Astronomers|
|5pm||We Are Aliens||We Are Astronomers||Astronaut|
|6pm||We Are Stars||Astronaut||Bella Gaia|
|7pm||Dynamic Earth||We Are Stars||Dynamic Earth|
|8pm||Bella Gaia||Dynamic Earth||We Are Stars|
|9pm||Astronaut||Bella Gaia||We Are Astronomers|
|10:15am||Family of the Sun||Family of the Sun||Family of the Sun||Family of the Sun||Family of the Sun||Family of The Sun||Family of the Sun|
|11am||Astronaut||Tilt||Matariki Dawn||Dinosaurs at Dusk||Tilt||We Are Aliens||We Are Stars|
|12pm||Dinosaurs at Dusk||We Are Stars||Dinosaurs at Dusk||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Aliens||Matariki Dawn||We Are Astronomers|
|1pm||We Are Stars||We Are Astronomers||We Are Aliens||We Are Stars||Astronaut||Dinosaurs at Dusk||Matariki Dawn|
|2pm||Matariki Dawn||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Stars||Astronaut||We Are Stars||Phantom of the Universe||Astronaut|
|3pm||We Are Astronomers||Matariki Dawn||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Aliens||Matariki Dawn||Astronaut||We Are Aliens|
|4pm||Phantom of the Universe||Dynamic Earth||Astronaut||We Are Astronomers||Phantom of the Universe||Matariki Dawn||Phantom of the Universe|
|5pm||We Are Aliens||We Are Astronomers||We Are Stars|
|6pm||Bella Gaia||Dynamic Earth||Bella Gaia|
|7pm||Astronaut||Astronaut||Phantom of the Universe|
|8pm||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Stars||We Are Stars|
|9pm||We Are Stars||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Astronomers|
Hours (after 15 October 2017)
Tuesday & Friday
4pm to 11pm (last entry 10pm, last Planetarium show 9pm)
10am to 11pm (last entry 10pm, last Planetarium show 9pm)
10am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)
Closed on Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays
School bookings available Monday-Friday during school hours.
Closed on Christmas day
Senior/NZ student $10
Child (4-16 years) $8
Under four years: free
Family (two adults and up to three children) $39
Bookings are essential for all schools and tour groups
Parking is available at Skyline car park, located on Upland Road (charges apply). There are limited parking spaces outside Space Place reserved especially for mobility permit holders.
T: +64 4 910 3140
40 Salamanca Rd, Kelburn, Wellington 6012
located at the top of the Cable Car, just a short stroll from the terminus.