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Museums Wellington - Space Place Family Entry

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

Highlights

  • One of Wellington's best tourist attractions
  • Explore the solar system and beyond
  • Interactive and educational experience

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.

Family $45.00 ( 2 adults and up to 3 children)

What's included

  • Entry for 2 adults and up to 3 children

Notes

  • 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

Available Bookings from December 07 to December 13

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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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awhinak from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

Matariki

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

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Chantel from New Zealand wrote on 27 November 2021

The Observatory/Space Place

The planetarium shows are always enjoyed by myself and my children.

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eisham from New Zealand wrote on 13 November 2021

Fun

Really enjoyed our visit. Kids had a great time.

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Vanessa from New Zealand wrote on 09 October 2021

Fantastic visit for all ages

We loved visiting space place on our final days holiday in Wellington. Such an interesting place to come and visit. The staff were super friendly and informative. Would recommend to anyone interested in space.

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elizabethw6 from New Zealand wrote on 24 July 2021

Was lucky to see a planet last night

It was ok

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