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Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium

  1. Tour Of The Night Sky

    Sit back and enjoy an award-winning show in the UK's largest planetarium. 

    Included in every first visit is a fulldome show in the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium.

    • Annual Pass holders may be able to purchase a show on the day, but this is subject to availability.
    • Each show has an advisory age limit, which is based on educational content level (children under this age may enjoy the visual of the show, but if they become unsettled, a member of staff is on duty to assist you leaving the planetarium safely). 

Planetarium Shows

  1. We Are Stars2

    We Are Stars

    • Ages 5+

    We Are Stars is narrated by Andy Serkis, who is known as the voice of Gollum in The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit films. In We Are Stars, he provides the voice of the Time Master – a Victorian gent with his very own time tent that will whisk audiences back in time 13.8 billion years. We Are Stars enables families, adults and children the opportunity to explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins.

  2. We Are Aliens2

    We Are Aliens

    • Ages 5+

    We Are Aliens allows families, adults and children the opportunity to explore the important questions in the Universe. Are there other civilisations out there? Will we one day connect with them? Or is it just us? In other words, are we alone? And you may just recognise the voice behind it all as it’s none other than actor Rupert Grint, famous for his portrayal of Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies.

  3. We Are Astonomers2

    We Are Astronomers

    • Ages 5+

    Do you know what an astronomer does?

    Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. We Are Astronomers reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. We Are Astronomers, narrated by David Tennant, is an exciting 360° fulldome digital planetarium show with input from UK astronomers.

  4. Astronaut2


    • Ages 5+

    The exploration of Space is the greatest endeavour that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut?

    Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer Space, from floating around the International Space Station to manoeuvring through microscopic regions of the human body.

  5. Capcomgo (1)


    • Ages 5+

    Fifty years ago the first human walked on the moon… discover the epic story behind this historic moment which will inspire the next generation of explorers, thinkers and dreamers.

  6. We Are Guardians (1)

    We Are Guardians

    • Ages 5+

    The world, its peoples and environments are connected and interdependent. From the smallest bacteria to the largest ocean whale; there exists a link between all things. In a world out of balance, We Are Guardians looks at how ecosystems are intrinsically connected and with the increasing use of Satellite Monitoring, examines the links between human activities and climate change.

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    Tour of the Night Sky

    • Ages 8+

    Using our immersive Planetarium, sit back and relax as we journey together through the wonders of the Universe. Your presenter will guide you around our night time sky and together you will look at the stars, visit planets and explore the mysteries of Space, in your own unique adventure. Vote for some of your favourite stops along the way, in this exciting and audience driven journey.