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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

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Address: Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong | Brisbane Botanic Gardens - Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 3403 2578
Today
10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:30

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My son and husband had a great time here, very interesting and free, option to pay to go into seperate auditorium. Free movie in another area continually plating, nice and cool... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tammy S
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My son and husband had a great time here, very interesting and free, option to pay to go into seperate auditorium. Free movie in another area continually plating, nice and cool after a wander through the botanic gardens.

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Thank Tammy S
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this site is easy accessible by local bus service Trans Link from any corner of the city Brisbane. The adjacent sites of planetarium is such that it has green belt of botanical garden, library and herbarium and drive through hillock mt Coot-tha, The planetarium it self has well chalked out plans of kinds and students of all ages, it projects... More 

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Thank keshavaYG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good shows particularly Saturday night live. Good alternative to the standard cinema experience.

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Thank Wayne T
Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The displays are mediocre at best, Australia has contribute a great deal to space research and the planetarium really does not reflect this with the written information boards or displays. The various films that are shown are good but not excellent.A little pricy for my liking.

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Thank DianeC113
Queensland, Australia
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the planetarium today with a 4 year ild and a 2 year old. We selected the preschool show Tygo goes to the moon. IT was perfect for this age group. 30 minutes long it held the attention of even the 2 year old who reclined in her chair and gazed at the story unfolding on the ceiling. I... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great night at 'Saturday Night Live' show. Really enjoyed the guided tour, and we'l be back to view the other shows. The Husband says he needs a life-time membership! :-)

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The awesome shows at the planetarium are quit interesting and worth the small fee to see. Aside from some models and information about space it is otherwise not very interactive. The gift shop, though small, has some interesting gifts to purchase.

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Thank CassLee82
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I have been here a few time.And it has always been a delight for me..I plan on taking my granddaughter this school holidays ..She is into stares like me..The staff are great and well informed too and .very helpful

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Thank manamiss
Qld
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Planetarium itself is fairly small with only a few things to look at, if making the trip it is probably best to pay and do one of the interactive shows. The shows are interesting and very informative.

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Thank jd1825
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Loved visiting the planetarium however we went to visit it again only to find it closed so we had very disappointed children

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