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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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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

On my last day in Brisbane, I decided to take the bus on Adelaide Street (Bus Stop #40) to visit the Mt. Coot-tha Lookout, the Botanic Garden near by and this Planetarium. I was able to visit and take pictures of the Lookout and the Botanic Garden but unable to watch the show inside the Planetarium. The show starts at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Watched the show "is there anyone out there" . really opens the mind. Nice and clean, nice walks. Recommended

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I watched the "Saturday Night 'Live'" show and it was amazing! There were quite a few people there, so bookings are recommended. You will still have to get your entry token, so it's a good idea to get there a little bit early. The show itself was fantastic, starting off with the Brisbane sky and moving out into the world,... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium encourages, fosters and provides a sense of wonder into the wider universe for all ages. There are several shows produced by the prestigious Smithsonian institute in the USA, and narrated by some of Hollywood's most famous actors, and consist of a spectacular presentation onto the spherical dome of the facility, provide an an informative immersive... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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18 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I found it very interesting, you have to go in at set times, get seated and the show begins. You will receive a full visual show of the night sky and a description of what you see. Well worth a visit, it is also educational, and set in the ground of the councils lovely gardens at the foot of Mt... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I liked the facilities. It's easy to find on the base of Mount Coot-ha, few minutes by car from Brisbane's CBD, with parking facilities.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the film. Staff were helpful and cheerful as well as very knowledgeable and obviously loving their jobs. I learnt so much just from the static displays before the film viewing. Everyone from kids to grandparents will love this.

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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Here you can have the experience of watching the stars in a large clean and beautifully kept Planetarium. It is here where the Botanical Gardens are so you need time to stroll around them- it is a day out. Also, I noticed, it is a good place for push chairs and prams. If you don't like spiders; keep your eyes... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was our first visit to the Planetarium.The highlight of our visit was watching Cosmic Collisions in the impressive Cosmic Skydome. Entry to the Planetarium is free but there is an admission fee to watch their programs.Some shows are suitable for children and others are more suited to older children and adults.I would also recommend a walk through the botanic... More 

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