• What are the Planetarium’s opening hours? minus-thick plus-thick

    The Planetarium is open by appointment only, except for advertised public sessions. The Planetarium holds Saturday Sessions every first, third and fourth Saturday of the month. During school holidays, there are additional activities that run throughout the week. Bookings are essential for all activities.

  • How do I get to the Planetarium? minus-thick plus-thick

    The Planetarium is located at the University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes Campus. It is located on Level 2 of Building P (office at front desk Level 1). There are many public transport options close to the Planetarium including buses, trains, and car parking. Find out more information about getting to Mawson Lakes Campus here.

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    If you are visiting the Planetarium during a weekday, please note that the ML6 carpark is available for you to park in. To avoid a parking fine, please locate a park in ML6 carpark or along University Boulevard, ensure you know your registration number, walk to a nearby pay station: enter your vehicle registration number and pay for your parking (coin or card payment accepted). A pay station is located out the front of the Materials & Minerals Building (white building next the Planetarium). There is no requirement to display your receipt in your vehicle.

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    Yes! The Planetarium can provide a unique venue for a special occasion ranging from anniversaries, proposals and corporate rewards. Special Occasion sessions are an intimate session for a maximum of four people and the unique venue will offer an experience unlike any other ordinary celebration. Find out more info here.

  • What about school excursions? minus-thick plus-thick

    We love having school groups visit and offer a number of different activities for all different ages. With a maximum seating capacity of 45 people, we can accommodate groups big and small. Learn about the origins of the stars and constellation names, utilising traditional star lore and mythology. Topics covered are guided by the SACSA Framework Strand, Earth and Space, for the Standard of each year. This includes understanding the basic motions of the Sun, Earth and Moon, their effect on everyday life, components of the solar system, understanding the universe and the nature of space exploration. Find out more info here.

  • Do you have a mailing list? minus-thick plus-thick

    To keep up to date with all the latest news and events at the Planetarium, you can join our emailing distribution list here.

  • Is the Planetarium on social media? minus-thick plus-thick

    Find us on Facebook here.

  • What if my questions haven’t been answered yet? minus-thick plus-thick

    If you have any further enquiries, please contact the Planetarium below:

    Telephone: (08) 8302 3138
    Email: adelaide.planetarium@unisa.edu.au
    Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm.