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Event Horizon Telescope – Seeing the First Black Hole

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Flat Earth Conspiracy

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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.


10:00am – 5:00pm
Evening Closed

Tuesday – Thursday

10:00am – 5:00pm
6:00pm – 9:30pm


10:00am – 5:00pm
6:00pm – 11:00pm


11:00am – 11:00pm


11:00am – 10:00pm

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