About the Planetarium and tickets
The Planetarium is currently closed for maintenance.
The Planetarium opened in 1968, and its home since 2009 has been the Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk.
The Planetarium operates a Zeiss ZKP3 star projector in conjunction with a fulldome digital system. Each year, thousands of people gaze up onto its famous dome to watch exciting feature presentations and to experience the thrill of feeling that they are out under the stars.
Each Planetarium show is viewed from the comfort of former aircraft seats, and includes a live description of the night sky over Tasmania. An entry fee applies, and tickets need to be purchased from the QVMAG front counter at Inveresk no later than 10 minutes before the show.
- Adult $8.00
- Child $6.00
- Family $21.00
Please note: a family ticket offers admission for two adults and two children, or one adult and three children. If more than two adults/three children are seeking entry under a Family ticket, another adult/child ticket will need to be purchased.
Please note that the Planetarium is closed Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays (with the exception of Mondays that fall within School Holidays). Planetarium Shows are suitable only for children aged five and over unless otherwise noted (shows marked with*).
Booking your ticket
We have a range of ways you can secure your seat in an upcoming Planetarium show — whether you're pre-planning, booking for a group or simply scheduling your travel plans, we have just the booking option for you.
Book online with Eventbrite
You can now book your next Planetarium visit online with Eventbrite. Simply select the date and time you would like to attend and follow the booking prompts to finalise payment. If you are unable to use Eventbrite on your phone or computer, our friendly booking officer can help you with this process. Simply call 6323 3798 for assistance. *Booking fees will still apply.
Book in Person
We accept bookings on the day to Planetarium shows through the visitor desk at QVMAG Inveresk (subject to availability).
- Eventbrite assistance is available Monday to Friday, between 8.30 am to 3.30 pm.
- Eventbrite bookings close the day before each show.
- Bookings are only held when payment made at the time of booking.
- Any unsold tickets will be available to purchase on the day from QVMAG Inveresk visitor desk.
For Planetarium group bookings, including schools, please call 6323 3798 or email our Bookings Officer.