At Space Place we share the stories of our southern skies through multimedia exhibits, interactive galleries, the historic Thomas Cooke telescope and our digital, full-dome planetarium. Get a chance to learn about planets, stars, constellations and galaxies. End your trip through the galaxy with gripping stories of space exploration and the magic and science of Māori astronomy.
Space Place’s stunning digital, full-dome planetarium screen has a range of shows for all ages, selected from the best available nationally and internationally.
Visit the Matariki theatre and listen to stories explaining how Māori navigated the vast Pacific Ocean using the stars, and learn the importance of Matariki, the astronomical event that marks the Māori New Year.
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