Island Planetarium and Robert Hooke Exhibition

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Observatory / Planetarium

Fort Victoria Country Park
Westhill Lane
YARMOUTH
Isle of Wight
PO41 0RR

Tel: 01983 761555

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Show & Exhibition£5.00 per ticket

Planetarium or Immersive Full Dome Science Shows. £5.00 Adult £3.00 Child
Stargazing evenings, stargazing weekends will not be run in 2021

Book Tickets

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential - All booking must be pre-paid online by card or bank transfer. See our website www.islandastronomy.co.uk for full details.
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment only
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Online ordering available
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Event Venue
  • Gift shop
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Toilets

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • Indoor Attraction - Limited spaces in the Planetarium dome for shows. On wet days booking is highly recommended.
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, A3054 to Yarmouth.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, A3054 to Yarmouth.

Public Transport Directions

For bus information please visit the Southern Vectis website - www.islandbuses.info/

TripAdvisor

Opening Times

Open - Opening 3rd August, pre-booking from 26th July (3 Aug 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)

* Please visit their website for re-opening updates - www.islandastronomy.co.uk

On some days we have visiting schools in term time, thus we open on some days for public shows on request at Noon or 1.30pm. Please call 01983 761555 the day before you wish to visit to confirm we are open.
We have a discounted double show option that we run. Please check our website on www.thestarattraction.co.uk for full details and bookings. Booking is recommended.
Opening and show times subject to change, check our website

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