Mobile planetarium for private hire

This inflatable digital mobile planetarium cinema dome brings the 360° experience directly to you.

  • Corporate entertainment
  • Company anniversaries
  • Private/public events
  • Staff parties, conferences and exhibitions
  • Product launches and promotions

The mobile planetarium for hire the mobile dome for an unforgettable 360° digital planetarium experience! All mobile planetarium presenters are full-time science communicators with university-level astronomy/astrophysics qualifications, and are happy and competent to answer questions from your audience.

Booking & enquiries: contact our Bookings team on 01962 891942 or email education@winchestersciencecentre.org

Mobile dome private hire prices

Full day £750 + travel (ex VAT)

Half day £500 + travel (ex VAT)

The mobile planetarium private hire usually offers three shows during a half-day booking, or six during a full-day booking, but if you would prefer shorter shows to allow you to squeeze more into the day, or an informal arrangement (eg music and visuals as a chill-out zone) then please get in touch to discuss. 

Chairs can be placed within the dome as required, and wheelchair access easily arranged. The dome seats up to 40 young children or 30 seated adults at one time.

*The mobile planetarium requires an area of 8m x 8m with 4m ceiling height and a power source. 

*These domes are not suitable for outdoor use! However, they can be erected within a sturdy, weatherproof marquee.

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Mobile Planetarium Shows

All shows and films use 360° projections and can be followed by astronomy Q&A if required. 

 

Short taster shows (recommended if you need high audience throughput; allows additional shows):

Live show: a quick look around the night sky to spot some stars (10min+ as required)
Film: Destination Space (10min,Tim Peake / International Space Station, visuals with or without live narration)

Children under 5yr:

Live show: Little Stars (20min, gentle and child-centred show)
Film: The Life of Trees (33min)

Children 5-7yr:

Live show: Look Up! (30min, designed to link to the KS1 curriculum)
Film: The Life of Trees (33min)

General non-specialist audiences, 8yr - adult:

Live show: The Solar System and Beyond (35min, adapted to suit the audience)
Live show: Simply Stars (30min, learn to find constellations)

Film: We Are Aliens (24min, the search for life in space)
Film: Back to the Moon: For Good (24min, Moon exploration)

More challenging science, 11yr - adult:

Live show: The Solar System and Beyond (35min, adapted to suit the audience)

Film: We Are Astronomers (24min, modern astronomy; very stylish)
Film: Cell! Cell! Cell! (24min, cells, DNA, fertilisation, embryogenesis; a brash, bright show!)