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, Thursdays 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.
School Holiday Hours:
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: $39 (2 Adults and up to 3 children)
Location: 40 Salamanca Road, Kelburn, Wellington
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All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)
Kia ora Moira, Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased to hear you and your family all enjoyed your visit with us here at Space Place. We will operating our school holiday timetable and open everyday of the week from Thursday December 21st, playing a range of our shows each day. Hope to see you here again soon! Ngā mihi, Rosemary on behalf of the team at Space Place
Kia ora Anita, Thank you for your feedback. We are very glad to hear that your family had a great time in our museum and the planetarium. We would love to see you again on a clear night in the near future! Kind regards, Moira Sun Visitor Services Team at Space Place
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