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

You are Here!

11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm (Tickets £3.50, £2.50 for Membership plus holders)

An exciting new-type of family planetarium show that perfectly combines live theatre with an immersive 360˚ full dome experience. Join the hosts of Wow Tours on an out-of-this-world adventure as they attempt to put everything in its place – in our Solar System, the Universe and beyond! With help from the audience they discover “the most incredible, remarkable, mind-blowing thing in the universe!”
You Are Here! is a 30-minute show designed for children and their families. Ideal for under 10s.

Wonders of the Universe

4pm *with English subtitles

Look deep into space through the eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope and travel back billions of years to see the birth of the Universe.

Witness the formation of galaxies, explore some of the most astounding nebulae and astronomical objects yet discovered, and return home via a spectacular tour of our Solar System.
Show duration 22min

Space Gazers


A chance to view the stunning views from telescopes and spacecraft of the solar system and beyond with music by Johan Monell. This show has no narration and aimed at under 8s so could be noisy.
Show duration 10min Image of ALMA radio telescopes courtesy of ESO/T.Matsopoulos

Seasonal Stars - Winter

3pm, 3.20pm, 3.40pm

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 10 min

Programme subject to change owing to group bookings