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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Map of Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Mt Coot-tha Road
Queensland 4066 Australia

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Toowong, Brisbane Area

07 3403 2578


In 1978, the Brisbane City Council opened Queensland's first planetarium. The Planetarium is named after Sir Thomas Brisbane, a Governor of New South Wales in the 1820s.

The Planetarium is located within the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. It is a 15 minute drive from Brisbane City centre.

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See recreations of Brisbane's night sky in the cosmic Skydome, fragments of asteroids and spacecraft models in the Display Zone, short feature shows on astronomy and space missions in the Mini Theatre or stargaze with one of the Planetarium's astronomers in the Observatory.

So much to see and do!

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet

Open Times

Note: During School Term - Tuesday to Friday 1000 to 1600
Saturday 1100 to 2015 (entrance closes at 1930)
Sunday 1100 to 1600. Closed Public holidays, Good Friday, and Christmas Day.

Other Information

Children are welcome and school programs can be organised for a small fee. Please visit the operator's web site for further details.

Disabled access is available.

General Comments

The Planetarium is located within the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. It is a 15 minute drive from the city centre. The main car park and entrance is off Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong. Free on-site parking, including disabled and bus parking, is available. You can catch a bus to the Planetarium. For public transport information see the translink web site.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$14.50   01 Mar - 01 Jun   Main show.
(Aged -15)
$8.70   01 Mar - 01 Jun   Main show.
Concession$12.30   01 Mar - 01 Jun   Main show.
Family$39.00   01 Mar - 01 Jun   Main show. Two adults and two children.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.