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Solar System Grand Tour Anniversary

11 Apr 2019

LOOKING BACK 40 YEARS David Britten March 5th marked 40 years since the Voyager 1 flyby of... Read more

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11 Mar 2019

In the early hours of January 1st 2019, as people all around the world were celebrating the new... Read more

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Kiwi Women in Science – How Are We Doing?

8 Feb 2019

Astronomy Educator, John Rowe, reflects on the past, the present and the future of New Zealand... Read more

Stardome Observatory & Planetarium

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Open times

Stardome’s gallery & exhibits are open every day and night, except Monday night. 

If you plan to see a show, please select what day you would like to come here, to ensure that it is playing.

Monday

10:00am – 5:00pm
Evening Closed

Tuesday – Thursday

10:00am – 5:00pm
6:00pm – 9:30pm

Friday

10:00am – 5:00pm
6:00pm – 11:00pm

Saturday 

11:00am – 11:00pm

Sunday

11:00am – 10:00pm

Visit our What’s On page for the planetarium show schedule.