We Are Stars A Production of NSC Creative
Tuesdays 8pm Fridays 7pm Saturdays 11am & 8pm Sundays 1pm
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 in both English and Te Reo Māori is a mix of science and Māori storytelling. Come see how the Moon orbits the Earth, and follow Pluto through the Solar System as she tries to find her way back home. Recommended for our youngest visitors/under 6s.*
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
Fridays 9pm Saturdays 7pm
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
Saturdays 2pm Sundays 12pm
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
Saturdays 1pm & 6pm Sundays 11am & 3pm
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
Tuesdays 9pm Saturdays 4pm
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
Tuesdays 7pm Fridays 8pm Saturdays 9pm Sundays 4pm
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
Re-live the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite to the magnificent lunar landings and the future of space travel.
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.
The space exhibition is included in your ticket price and you can welcome to visit these galleries before and after your planetarium show.
|Monday||Late Night Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Late NIght Friday||Late Night Saturday||Sunday|
|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||Dinosaurs at Dusk||We Are Aliens||Astronaut||Tilt||We Are Stars||We Are Aliens|
|12pm||We Are Aliens||Tilt||Dinosaurs at Dusk||We Are Stars||We Are Aliens||Matariki Dawn||Dinosaurs at Dusk|
|1pm||We Are Stars||Matariki Dawn||We Are Stars||Dawn of the Space Age||We Are Stars||We Are Aliens||We Are Stars|
|2pm||Matariki Dawn||We Are Aliens||Matariki Dawn||Phantom of the Universe||Matariki Dawn||Dinosaurs at Dusk||Matariki Dawn|
|3pm||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Stars||Phantom of the Universe||Bella Gaia||Astronaut||We Are Stars||We Are Aliens|
|4pm||Dynamic Earth||Bella Gaia||Dawn of the Space Age||We Are Astronomers||Dinosaurs at Dusk||Dynamic Earth||Phantom of the Universe|
|5pm||We Are Astronomers||Dawn of the Space Age||Matariki Dawn|
|6pm||Matariki Dawn||Matariki Dawn||We Are Aliens|
|7pm||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Stars||Bella Gaia|
|8pm||We Are Stars *||Phantom of the Universe||We Are Stars|
|9pm||Dynamic Earth *||Bella Gaia||Phantom of the Universe|
April School Holidays Hours
Open Daily Monday-Sunday from 10AM to 5:30PM
3 late nights
Last entry at 5pm and 10pm
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.