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Museums Wellington - Space Place Family Entry

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

Highlights

  • One of Wellington's best tourist attractions
  • Explore the solar system and beyond
  • Interactive and educational experience

Explore the wonders of the southern skies at Space Place. 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.

Travel through Space Place's very own black hole, handle a space rock and launch a rocket! Telescope viewings are held using the Thomas Cooke telescope during late nights (Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) as weather permits.

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.

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

Family $45.00 ( 2 adults and up to 3 children)

What's included

  • Entry for 2 adults and up to 3 children

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.

    Price : $45 (2 Adults and up to 3 children)

    Location: 40 Salamanca Road, Kelburn, Wellington

Available Bookings from June 17 to June 23

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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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awhinak from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

Matariki

We had a great time the movie dome was a highlight, must do if your in Wellington

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Daniel Ortiz from New Zealand wrote on 21 May 2021

Perfect experience for families

I took our 6 years old boy to the Space... I'm sure he made memories that will last for a lifetime

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eugenew from New Zealand wrote on 28 February 2021

amazing experience

had an awesome time. great for the kids and lots of activities .

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Racky Perdido from New Zealand wrote on 20 January 2021

Its good

Its good but not exciting

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anau from New Zealand wrote on 01 November 2020

Space Place

A great place to reinforce learning for a child who has learnt about space. A lot of interactive areas for kids. I wouldn't recommend the 45min show (a movie and information about the stars and constellations) for young toddlers - should be a warning/recommendation I think. Other than that, was an awesome place for all ages. Great to spend a day exploring the gardens, tram riding and also Space Place ☺️

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