About the Planetarium and tickets

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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. 

Planetarium tickets
  • Adult $8.00
  • Child $6.00
  • Family $22.00

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.

 

Conditions

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
Planetarium Bookings

 

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.

Call or Email Us

You're able to call our friendly team at QVMAG to book your next planetarium visit ahead of time — simply let our Bookings Officer know what show you're booking for, how many people you're securing seats for and finalise your payment over the phone. To place your booking, call 6323 3798 or email bookings@qvmag.tas.gov.au

Book in Person

We accept bookings on the day to Planetarium shows through the visitor desk at QVMAG Inveresk.

 

Booking Disclaimer
  • Phone bookings are available Monday to Friday, between 8.30 am to 3.30 pm
  • Bookings over the phone are required at a minimum of one day in advance.
  • Bookings are only held when payment made at the time of booking.
  • Any unsubscribed ticket sales on the day will be sold by the QVMAG front desk staff.
School/group bookings

For Planetarium group bookings, including schools, please call 6323 3798 or email our Bookings Officer.

 

 

Click here to view the Planetarium schedule