In 2018 we welcomed the latest addition to the Science Space Planetarium experience. DIGISTAR 6 is a 4k laser projection system designed to take you on an entirely immersive tour of the Universe, a journey back through time or to the deepest and darkest depths of the ocean.
DIGISTAR 6 has also come with a whole new suite of Planetarium shows and tours. Experience the Universe like never before in this Australia-first exclusive!
Love classic Science Fiction movies? Be sure to check out the very first indoor starlight cinema experience in the Illawarra: SciFri Cinema!
Current Planetarium Features
Below is our full list of planetarium shows on offer. Please call ahead during the school term to see what shows are running, and check our weekend schedule page. During school holiday periods we run extended hours and additional showtimes, so please always be sure to check for the most recent and relevant information to plan your visit. You are able to enjoy an immersive planetarium show for a small charge above entry.
Join our intergalactic flight assistant as we tour through our solar system and beyond. Visit planets, galaxies and more as we discover our place in Space. Our first fully live planetarium show here at Science Space!
The Moon has always captivated humanity! Join our VR games developer on an amazing adventure as we strive to understand our magnificent neighbour, the Moon. Produced by Melbourne Planetarium, this brand new show features TV presenter Stephanie “Hex” Bendixsen (Good Game, Spawn Point).
Recommended for ages 8+.
Beyond the Sun
Beyond the Sun is our current feature for the little ones. While CELESTE is fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy she receives an unexpected visit from MOON. Together, they will enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth. Many adventures are yet to come. But first she needs some rest. Celeste drops off to sleep waiting for the next visit of Moon.