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Planetarium Nights

Planetarium Nights

Experience the Planetarium after hours for an evening of fully immersive cinema in our new event series especially for adults.

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Child looking at light images

LightTime

Illuminate your eyes, ears and mind.

exhibition
Two women using a computer tablet to program robots

Beginners Robotics for Adults

Discover how to program robots in this beginner workshop for adults, zero experience required.

activity
four men in front of a pumping engine

Pumping Station tours

A tour filled with stories of old Melbourne and Victorian engineering feats.

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Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

What will the future be like?

exhibition
1950s powerboat in the museum's collection store

Collection Store tours

See highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne’s fascinating past.

tour
A starry sky at sunset

Valentine's Day under the stars

Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a starry-eyed evening at Melbourne Planetarium.

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A lightning strike illuminates the sky near the Thevenard silos at Ceduna, South Australia.

Bolt from the Blue

From blue jets to red sprites, anvil lightning to St Elmo’s Fire, explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning.

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light with movement

Starlight

Uncover the mysteries of the stars in this Planetarium show.

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Disk with jet

Black Holes

Imagine a place where time stands still and the known laws of physics don’t apply.

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Stars in the night sky

Capturing the Cosmos

All-sky astronomy is a new way of looking at the sky to better understand our Universe – and it's happening in Australia!

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Planet in space

Ticket to the Universe

Take a trip to the far reaches of space, with our Scienceworks presenters as your tour guide.

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Our Living Climate

A dramatic and different way of looking at our climate.

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