WHERE SCIENCE AND FUN COLLIDE

WELCOME TO THE KIRKCUDBRIGHT DARK SPACE PLANETARIUM

WHERE SCIENCE AND FUN COLLIDE

You will be stepping into the world of science and technology when you visit us. Our interactive exhibits give you a taste of space exploration and life as an astronaut on the International Space Station. Take a virtual tour of our Solar System via our Planetarium and experience the beauty of the Universe.

A GALAXY OF ADVENTURE AWAITS YOU

PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE KIRKCUDBRIGHT DARK SPACE PLANETARIUM

A GALAXY OF ADVENTURE AWAITS YOU

Find out how to get here and read about all the attractions and activities you can enjoy when you visit Kirkcudbright.

YOUR MISSION IS TO HAVE A FANTASTIC TIME!

THERE’S SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO AT THE JOHNSTON

YOUR MISSION IS TO HAVE A FANTASTIC TIME!

After your visit to the Dark Space Planetarium, why not visit the Wee Pottery, or sample the pleasures of Dark Art Distillery. Check out our What’s On guide for upcoming events at the Planetarium.

We are taking part in Visit Scotland’s Great Days Out scheme! Benefit from 50% off tickets, available for bookings made now, only via our website.

These discounted tickets must be pre-booked online using the discount code DAYSOUT50. Not valid with any other discount code or gift voucher. Please note there is limited availability for this promotion – when it’s gone, it’s gone!

GET READY FOR A TRULY IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE WHERE YOU CAN PLAY, LEARN, AND EXPLORE THE WONDERS OF SPACE

PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE DARK SPACE PLANETARIUM

ASTRONAUT GLOVES

Want to know how it feels to be an astronaut working in space? Put your hands into chunky astronaut gloves and experience the challenges to dexterity that astronauts face as they repair spacecrafts, conduct experiments, and go on a spacewalk, all whilst wearing a spacesuit

GROUP VISITS

Arrange your group visit now.

We welcome school visits, educational tours, corporate groups, and private functions. We’re ready to help make your visit out of this world. Get in touch now.

The sun is a massive ball of very hot gas – it is 5,500° Celsius. A domestic oven reaches only 250° Celsius.