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

Outside of Island Planetarium, Yamouth, Things to Do

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Show & Exhibition£6.00 per ticket
Child Show & Exhibition (7-15 years)£4.00 per ticket

35 minute full-dome immersive shows in our Astrodome/360 theatre, some including a trip to the ISS with Tim Peake, Our own exclusive Astronomer led show about the life and death of stars and a live look at what's in the sky tonight on the planetarium dome, lasting up to one hour. Light and Music shows on the dome on some evenings. Home of the Robert Hooke Exhibition. Also large solar system exhibition andd space exhibits.

Cost £6 an adult and £4 child 7 to 15 - paid online at least the day before the show. To book send message on website - https://www.islandastronomy.co.uk/contact.html

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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

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
  • Booking essential
  • 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/

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Opening Times

OPEN DAILY IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS. Shows from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)
Open in term-time Walk in Shows -Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Shows from 11: 00 am till 4:00 pm (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)
Dome stargazing Shows can be run on In term-times - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 12:30 pm if prebooked. CALL US ON 07771 550893 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)

* Occasional Stargazing and evening events in winter months. See website for details.
* Re-open for day time shows in 2024 - dates to be confirmed.
* For show times and bookings please visit www.islandastronomy.co.uk - booking is advisable (01983 761555)

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