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Open times

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

Planetarium shows play weekday evenings and weekend afternoons and evenings. 

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.