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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 September 29 to October 05

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Tue 29 Sep
Wed 30 Sep
Thu 1 Oct
Fri 2 Oct
Sat 3 Oct
Sun 4 Oct
Mon 5 Oct

4spaces priced from:

  • Family$45.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Family$45.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Family$33.50

4spaces priced from:

  • Family$33.50

5spaces priced from:

  • Family$21.50

4spaces priced from:

  • Family$21.50

3spaces priced from:

  • Family$21.50

4spaces priced from:

  • Family$40.50

4spaces priced from:

  • Family$45.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Family$36.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Family$21.50

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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Nikki Brooker from New Zealand wrote on 23 August 2020

Wonderful place for adults and kids!

So much to see and the shows are amazing. We did 2 different shows and they were both really different, including the presenters at the end. Well worth a trip. We have already decided we will be back next time we visit Wellington.

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joannef2 from New Zealand wrote on 18 July 2020

Visit from napier

Great spot and the staff are lovely and very knowledgeable, the talk about the sun and stars are amazing

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Angela from New Zealand wrote on 18 July 2020

Fantastic

Planetarium show was awesome highly recommended

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erenag from New Zealand wrote on 08 January 2020

Loved everything!

We loved the Matariki Movie as well as looking around after the movie.

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