|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult Show&Exh||£5.00 per ticket|
|Exhibition ONLY||£2.00 per ticket|
|Stargazing Evening||£10.00 per ticket|
Planetarium and Immersive Full Dome Science Shows.
Planetarium or Science Show and Exhibition £5.00 Adult £3.00 Child Family (2A+2C) £14.50
Planetarium and also a Science Show and Exhibition Adult £8.00 Child £5.00 Family (2A+2C) £24.00.
Prebook Discount and save 50p per person per show and £1.00 for two shows
Exhibtion ONLY price (doesn't include Planetarium Show)
Stargazing evenings, stargazing weekends and other events prices vary.
The Island Planetarium has been "Reaching for the Stars" for over 20 years, offering a fascinating journey through time & space; stimulating your imagination & mind, in our astrodome theatre & exhibition.
This man-made Universe will take you places you have never been before, from the surface of the Moon to the depth of outer space in our immersive ASTRODOME 360 STAR-THEATRE.
Make sure you leave time to explore the various space-science displays and exhibition dedicated the great scientist/inventor Robert Hooke, born in Freshwater in 1635.
Full Dome Planetarium shows are run in the Astrodome theatre, each show lasts for around 25 minutes.
Full details of the shows can be found on our website.
Booking is highly recommended call 01983 761555.
Stargazing Evenings from the end of July until early September
Stargazing evenings are split into two sessions. The first taking part regardless of whatever the weather.
First Session - using the Planetarium Star Theatre
Check out website for dates and full details. Bookings is required.
£8 per person. Family (2A+2C) £30
Stargazing Weekends run on the weekend nearest the New Moon from September to March.
Whether you are an absolute beginner or a serious amateur astronomer, we promise an enjoyable and worthwhile weekend amongst the stars.
£45 per person.
For many more events and shows visit our website for more details.
For more than 20 years the Island Planetarium has been offering tailor-made shows to schools and clubs. For more information and rates please visit http://www.firstlight-astronomy.co.uk/
- 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
- On-Site cafe/restaurant
- Picnic Site
- 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
- Out of Hours Visits
Parking & Transport
- Coach parking
- Free parking
- On Site Car Parking
- On site parking
- Approx length of visit
- Delta accepted
- Groups Accepted
- Maestro Accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Open by appointment outside normal opening times
- Solo accepted
- Visa accepted
- Indoor Attraction - Limited spaces in the Planetarium dome for shows. On wet days booking is highly recommended.
- No Smoking Attraction
- Educational Groups
- Family Fun
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
Travel & Trade
- Group discounts available
Map & Directions
Road DirectionsFrom 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 DirectionsFrom West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry: No. 1 bus route to Newport and change to No. 7 to Yarmouth.
From Ryde Catamaran/Hovertravel: No. 9 bus route to Newport and change to No. 7 to Yarmouth
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).
ACCESS TO PUBLIC AREAS (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
|Summer School Term Noon - 2.30pm (1 May 2019 - 28 Oct 2019)*|
|School Holidays 10.30am - 4.00pm (20 July 2020 - 26 Aug 2020)|
* 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.
details and bookings. Booking is recommended.
Opening and show times subject to change, check our website