The Dark Space Planetarium is full of amazing interactive exhibits and space themed experiences for all ages.
We have a variety of ticket options giving you great value for money, so your whole family can enjoy the Dark Space Planetarium experience.
TICKETS FOR THE DARK SPACE PLANETARIUM
Tickets are based on a ninety minute visit and include the complete Dark Space Planetarium experience. You will have an hour to explore our interactive exhibits, before experiencing one of our awesome Planetarium films. Please contact us for large group bookings.
Planetarium films begin showing on the hour.
The film being screened is ‘We are Aliens’.
(Last entry 2 hours before closing time)
Monday 10 – 6
Tuesday 10 – 6
Wednesday 10 – 6
Thursday 10 – 6
Friday 10 – 6
Saturday 10 – 6
Sunday 11 – 4
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday 11 – 4
Friday 11 – 4
Saturday 10 – 4
Sunday 11 – 4
Our priority is the health and safety of our visitors. To help us manage safely the number of people visiting the Dark Space Planetarium, all visitors are now required to pre-book their admission tickets.
We want to give a warm and safe welcome to all our visitors and work hard to make sure our facilities in the Dark Space Planetarium are accessible to everyone. Here is a list of additional accessibility information.
Ample free parking is available for mobility-impaired visitors.
A limited number of free disabled parking spaces are available in our car park. Please display your Blue Badge if you are using a disabled space.
ENTRANCE AND EXITS
There are entrances and exits to the Dark Space Planetarium which are wheelchair accessible with ramps. If you require assistance entering the building, please enquire contact us prior to your visit by calling 01557 337213.
The Dark Space Planetarium and facilities are fully accessible to wheelchairs.
TOILETS AND BABY CHANGING AREAS
Fully accessible toilets and baby changing areas are available for Dark Space Planetarium visitors withing the Johnston Building.
VISITORS WITH AUTISM
Visitors with autism do not have to queue during busy periods. Please contact us to speak to a member of staff before you book to discuss your needs and requirements.
Dark Space Planetarium recognises the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme.
Visitors can borrow a lanyard or wear their own to let our team know they might need support, help or a little extra time.
The Dark Space Planetarium has a first aider and first aid kit available at all times.
WHEELCHAIR SPACES IN THE PLANETARIUM
There are spaces allocated for wheelchair users within the Planetarium. A member of staff will direct you when you are entering the Planetarium.
All areas within the building are equipped to deal with the evacuation of mobility impaired visitors should the need arise.
All paying visitors who require special assistance are offered free admission for their carer to all areas.
We welcome assistance dogs to the Dark Space Planetarium.
FURTHER ACCESSIBILITY ENQUIRIES
If you have any further enquiries, please contact us on 01557 337213 or email email@example.com