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Take a journey into space at Space Place at Carter Observatory.

Explore the wonders of the southern skies at Space Place. Their planetarium offers a state of the art, digital experience that’ll take you on an unforgettable journey from Wellington to the outer regions of our Solar System and beyond.

Travel through Space Place's very own black hole, handle a space rock and launch a rocket! Telescope viewings are held using the Thomas Cooke telescope during late nights (Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) as weather permits. You’ll discover the sheer scale of the Universe and its origins in the Big Bang, the Maori story of creation, and examine the possibility of life on other planets.

This is a fun, interactive and educational experience for the whole family.

OPENING HOURS

School Holiday Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday - 10am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday, Friday & Saturday - 10am to 11pm
  • Regular Hours:

  • Tuesday & Friday - 4pm to 11pm
  • Saturday - 10am to 11pm
  • Sunday - 10am to 5.30pm
  • Closed on Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, and Christmas Day. Last entry is at 10pm

    On Tuesdays and Fridays, Space Place opens at 4pm, for 4pm bookings you are welcome to explore the galleries and learn about the universe until the first show which is at 5pm.

    On Weekends Space Place opens at 10am, for 10am bookings you are welcome to explore the galleries and learn about the universe before the first show which is at 11am.

     

    Price : $45 (2 Adults and up to 3 children)

    Location: 40 Salamanca Road, Kelburn, Wellington

     

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    Available Bookings from August 04 to August 10

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    4spaces priced from:

    • Family$45.00

    2spaces priced from:

    • Family$45.00

    4spaces priced from:

    • Family$33.50

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    • Family$33.50

    5spaces priced from:

    • Family$21.50

    4spaces priced from:

    • Family$21.50

    4spaces priced from:

    • Family$21.50

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    • Family$40.50

    4spaces priced from:

    • Family$45.00

    3spaces priced from:

    • Family$36.00

    4spaces priced from:

    • Family$21.50

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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    Awhina from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

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    Matariki

    We had a great time the movie dome was a highlight, must do if your in Wellington

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    Joanne from New Zealand wrote on 18 July 2020

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    Visit from napier

    Great spot and the staff are lovely and very knowledgeable, the talk about the sun and stars are amazing

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    Angela from New Zealand wrote on 18 July 2020

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    Fantastic

    Planetarium show was awesome highly recommended

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    Erena from New Zealand wrote on 08 January 2020

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    Loved everything!

    We loved the Matariki Movie as well as looking around after the movie.

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    Wensie Zoller from Australia wrote on 28 December 2019

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    Great Family Experience

    Perfect for families as there’s enough for younger to entertain themselves whilst adults can read all the displays. Also, ”We are Stars” was a really good show that was perfect for young audience.

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    10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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    Family 2 adults and up to 3 children

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