Love and the Moon



2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015
What's On

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one with a romantic evening of Moon-gazing, music, and stories.

Enjoy our newest installation Museum of the Moon – a breathtaking 7m diameter Moon replica with exquisitely detailed surface images. You and your love will be swept away with Moon-inspired live music from leading Jazz identity Steve Sedergreen. You’ll also have the opportunity of experiencing our newest virtual reality experience Lunar Hub (places limited), travel to the ISS with Spacewalk virtual reality, and write a love letter to planet Earth.

Be entranced by tales of scientific romances or the romance of science with heart-warming stories told live, then head to our arena for Moon and stargazing through telescopes (weather permitting).

Delicious eats and love potions will be available for purchase. Please note the Planetarium is not included in this event.

Steve Sedergreen Trio is One of Melbourne’s leading Jazz identities, pianist Steve Sedergreen has a well-earned reputation as one of the most exciting yet accessible jazz players around. Together with his trio, Steve will deliver two romantic sets of Moon-inspired music to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Evening schedule

Special Exhibition Gallery

Museum of the Moon | 6.30pm–10.30pm
View the breath-taking 7m diameter Moon replica.

Lunar Hub | 6.45–7.00pm, 7.45–9.00pm, 9.45–10.00pm
Be immersed in an authentic experience of space as you go on a spacewalk from the ISS. Book your session online with your ticket. 

Steve Sedergreen Trio | 7.15–7.30pm, 9.15–9.30pm
Moon-inspired music to celebrate Valentine’s Day.


Science love stories | 8.00–8.45pm
Heart-warming science stories told live.

Main Foyer

Love Letter to Earth | 6.30pm–10.30pm
What do you love about our home planet? Write your own letter or read thoughts penned by others.


Telescope viewing | 6.30pm–10.30pm
Look up at our beautiful night sky. (Weather permitting)