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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

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Address: Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong | Brisbane Botanic Gardens - Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 3403 2578
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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A wonderful experience for the whole family!

Brisbane's only Planetarium is a great experience for the family provided your children are at least 7 or older. It is here that you'll be exposed to the solar system through the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Peter L
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Brisbane's only Planetarium is a great experience for the family provided your children are at least 7 or older. It is here that you'll be exposed to the solar system through the many displays before going on a guided tour of our solar system in the auditorium. Well organised and very interesting attraction for visitors and the family.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

i loved seeing the place built by Sir Thomas Brisbane who was born and died in my home town of Largs, Scotland. The planetarium evening visit was fantastic. Unbelievable to lie down and see the Heavens zoom above my head. Very interesting commentary too.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited the planetarium as part of a valentines event that the restaurant put on. We have visited again since then. What a great experience, I remember going to planetariums as a child and sitting there in awe. The host was fantastic, telling little “star jokes” along the way, he has been working there for many years so was well... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great parking, good prices for Planitarium entry/show, beautiful gardens and generally a great place to while away a day on a beautiful Brisbane July day. our kids were in awe of the Planitarium show - kind of IMAX with film on the dome shaped building. Comfy chairs. $41.00 for adult with 3 children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The 45 minute shows are great for kids and adults alike and the gallery of astronomy related items is really good too. The fact that it's right next door to the Botanical Gardens means you could see a show and look around and then have a walk around the gardens and some lunch.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Haven't been here for many year but when I was there is was awesome indeed. well worth a visit and view the sky line in a brand new way.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Our second visit to the Planetarium. We really should visit more often as it is an amazing place. This time we attended "Cosmic Collisions" narrated by Robert Redford which was very interesting. The gent who ran the session was a wealth of information too. Our daughter was doing a project on the moon and he gave her some great tips... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The facility and presentation was amazing, but what lets this place down is their website. They run two sessions each day - one at 1:30pm and another at 3pm. They have 6 or so different presentations which they rotate through on different days at different sessions, and the schedules are all on the website. The problem arises, however, when a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We went to see the Dark Universe movie and see the night sky show. The kids loved that and really loved looking at the exhibits. The moon landings were new again for them and that was fun to see. Lovely facility and the staff were all really very good, patient and lovely to deal with. Highly recommend a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Attended the Cosmic Collisions show at 1:30 p.m. on Friday 24th April 2015. Good introduction by one of the Planetarium’s very knowledgeable astronomers, and also an informative presentation by the same during the last segment about the Brisbane night sky. Quite fascinating! The film presentation of Cosmic Collisions produced by the American Museum of Natural History was narrated by Robert... More 

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Address: Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong | Brisbane Botanic Gardens - Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 3403 2578
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Greater Brisbane  >  Brisbane
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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