There are variety of planetarium shows throughout the day. Planetarium shows are £1.50 per person in addition to the Thinktank admission price. Tickets can be booked and purchased at the ticket desk on arrival.

Thinktank Museum and Planetarium will be closed on 24, 25, 26 December 2016

Polaris, the space submarine and the mystery of the polar night

10.50am, 12noon, 3pm

Join Vladimir the polar bear and James the travelling penguin at the North Pole, as they try to understand why their respective homes have such long winters. Using Vladimir's excellent do-it-yourself skills and James' scientific knowledge they take a journey into space to observe the Earth, Mars and Saturn. Their journey is not all plain sailing and we share some of their adventures on Polaris the space submarine. Look out for numerous movie and sci-fi references!
Show duration 29min

Stars and Stories - Winter

11.30am, 1.30pm

Learn how to spot satellites as they fly over your home and find out what planets are in the sky. Hear the story of Orion the Hunter, his faithful dogs, and Taurus the Bull and the numerous other characters, as we head into winter. 

Journey to Inifinity

12.40pm, 2pm, 2.20pm, 2.40pm

Take a trip through the solar system and to the edge of our universe.  Narrated by Sue Beardsmore

Seasonal Stars - Winter

3.35pm (Not Jan 1 2019), 4.05pm,

Planetarium Show about easy-to-see objects in this season's sky; includes how to find the North Star, how to identify a satellite and find some of the seasonal constellations.  Show duration 20 min (includes Solar System Adventure - an exploration of the highlights in the Solar System.)