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Museums Wellington - Space Place Entry

Explore the wonders of the southern skies at Space Place

Highlights

  • Discover the solar system and beyond
  • Interactive & educational experience
  • One of Wellington's top tourist attractions

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

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.

Travel through Space Place's very own black hole, handle a space rock and launch a rocket!

This is a fun, interactive and educational experience for the whole family.

Per Adult $14.00
Per Child $9.00

What's included

  • Space Place entry

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.

    Product Extras: Need to book for more people? Do so as you proceed to check out.

    Location: 40 Salamanca Road, Kelburn, Wellington

  • Child (4 -16 years), Under 4 Free

    Telescope viewings are held using the Thomas Cooke telescope during late nights (Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) as weather permits.

Available Bookings from November 01 to November 07

Change Dates

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6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$14.00
  • Per Child$9.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$14.00
  • Per Child$9.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$14.00
  • Per Child$9.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$8.90
  • Per Child$9.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$11.50
  • Per Child$9.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$14.00
  • Per Child$9.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$11.50
  • Per Child$9.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$8.90
  • Per Child$9.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$11.00
  • Per Child$9.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Per Adult$14.00
  • Per Child$9.00

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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ejazza from India wrote on 16 February 2020

Feel the universe

Learn more about our universe and the stars. Very informative with great visuals. Must do activity with kids. They will love it. Must visit today

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Georgina from New Zealand wrote on 08 December 2019

Amazing

Thanks for an interesting and fascinating show my girls and I really enjoyed it thanks

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Emma Mill from New Zealand wrote on 04 August 2020

Awesome experience for my 5 year old

My 5 year old really enjoyed the Space Place and we would definitely go back again.

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Jen from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

Great for all ages!

Really enjoyed the film with Astronaut Chad getting killed in everyway possible - our ages ranged from 6 to 48 and we all had a good laugh. Then the local sky briefing with how to find Matariki and due south, and why the planets travel in a line across the sky was really interesting too.

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Chris Isabella from United States wrote on 16 March 2020

Space Place

These guys do a nice job. Different shows that should appeal to different age groups. We also walked into town and around the gardens. You can send an hour of all day discovering things. If you can use bookme you’ll also save a few $.

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