Stardome has reopened! Under current Covid restrictions we are open at half capacity so bookings are essential.

All staff on-site are fully vaccinated, and visitors will need to wear a mask and show your vaccine pass.

Please note: We aren't able to run telescopes during red and orange levels, we will however give out ‘raincheck’ vouchers to come back to the telescopes another night.

Welcome to Stardome, the coolest little observatory this side of Neptune. Located in Cornwall Park, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa. Sharing our love and mātauranga of all things space since 1967.


670 Manukau Rd, One Tree Hill Domain, Auckland


Open Monday 9:30am–5:00pm 
Tuesday – Friday 9:30am–5:00pm & 6:00pm–10:30pm 
Saturday and Sunday 9.30am–10:30pm.


Free parking outside Stardome or on Haydn Ave. 90 minute parking available in other areas of Cornwall Park. If visiting in the evening, please be aware that the Cornwall Park lower playground carpark is locked after 7pm.

Contact us

(09) 624 1246 or

See what's on at the planetarium. 

Admission prices

Entry to Space Gallery & Exhibits
$2 per adult
$1 per child

Planetarium Show: Our Night Sky

Adults $15
Children $12 (3-15yrs)
Seniors $12
Students (with student ID) $12
Family pass $50 (2 Adults & 3 Children)
Special – second show half price (see two shows on the same day)

All other planetarium shows (excluding special events)
Adults $12
Children $10 (3-15yrs)
Seniors $10
Students (with student ID) $10
Family pass $40 (2 Adults & 3 Children)

Special Shows

Music, Lasers & Lights, $24.50 
R16. Ticket includes 1 x ice-cream


How to find us

Stardome is located inside Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill Domain), Auckland


  • Stardome's entrance, planetarium, and toilets are wheelchair accessible.
  • The planetarium has space for 3-4 wheelchairs depending on size and type.
  • The Zeiss telescope is not wheelchair accessible and has four steps leading up to it.

Please contact us at for any access requirements you may have.

Contact us

Customer Feedback:
General Enquiries:
School Visits:
Venue hire:
Media enquiries: call Leanne Wilkins 021 612 989 or Connie Buchanan 022 698 5602 

Terms and conditions of entry

Late entry to shows is not permitted after the planetarium doors have closed. The planetarium environment is not suitable for children under the age of three. Please ask a staff member or refer to the Stardome Show Guide for age recommendations for each show. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times, in accordance with section 10B of the Summary Offences Act 1981. We accept no liability for any loss or damage to any car in the carpark. It is recommended that valuable items are hidden from view or removed from the vehicle. Please be aware that the lower carpark in front of the playground is locked at 7.00pm. The use of cellphones and recording devices is not permitted in the planetarium. Please wear a mask and bring a Covid vaccination pass.