Bristol Planetarium is part of At-Bristol - one of the UK's most exciting hands-on science centres!
At-Bristol is located on Bristol’s historic Harbourside, in a listed railway goods building from the turn of the century.
Its surrounding Open Spaces are full of discovery and surprise - enjoy public art in the form of beautiful water and light features, landscaping and sculptures, including a statue of Bristol-born Cary Grant. Anchor Square and Millennium Square are full of shops, cafes and places to relax, with the backdrop of the Harbour attractions and ferries.
Discover interactive exhibits and special exhibitions, take in a Planetarium show or join our Live science team for fun experiments and activities.
A registered charity, Explore runs formal and informal learning programmes and aims to make science accessible to all.
The Planetarium is situated in a most futuristic building which is shaped as sphere and is a mirrored structure.
See the wonders of the universe with a guided tour, each session is of 25 minute duration, these commence daily at 11am until 2pm weekdays and 11am until 4pm at weekends.
It is a wheelchair friendly venue.
With seating for 86 a visit to the planetarium is a must but it is advisable to book in advance.
Combine a visit with a visit to “At-Bristol”.
This superb facility was opened in July 2000 and since its opening has won many awards.
It is a science discovery centre and offers hands on experience , it is a wonderful opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time.
The centre also provides education services for schools and colleges and has facilities for corporate events and marriages.
To visit the Planetarium visitors must purchase an entrance ticket to the At-Bristol Science Park - the planetarium is only part of the Science Park visitor experience.
BS1 4DB. For further information Tel. 0845 345 334.
Website - www.at-bristol.org.uk/theplanetarium.html.