Summer Stargazing 3D

Step inside the giant silver ball for your very own tour of the known universe. Our team of inspiring presenters will deliver a different show every time you visit. Whether you're an amateur astronomer or completely new to stargazing, you'll be able to escape the everyday and leave inspired to discover the night sky for yourself.

How Much

Tickets £3.50 | Members £1.75 (General admission ticket required)



Who for

Best for age 8+. Not suitable for under 6s


Not currently showing 

This summer: 

  • Fly through the rings of the gas giant, Saturn and uncover a hidden world  
  • Discover constellations of stars including Aquila the Eagle and Lyra the Harp
  • Enjoy a spectacular meteor shower
  • See how the Earth compares to gigantic stars, planets and even the Milky Way Galaxy! 

This awe-inspiring show combines knowledgeable presenters with the most advanced Planetarium system in the UK to create a truly astounding experience.

Investigate the science of astronomy and find answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask.

Shows last 30 minutes.

Please note

  • You'll need to add Planetarium tickets to your shopping basket at the same time as general admission. Unfortunately it's not possible to add them onto your booking at a later date.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • For health reasons, under 6s aren't able to view 3D shows. 2D shows are designed especially for under 6s. 
  • To keep everyone safe, we've introduced a number of safety measures in the Planetarium. This includes significantly reduced capacity to allow plenty of space between bubbles.
  • Shows are led by our expert presenters (from a distance!)


Image credit: Lee Pullen

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