Before Dusk

The perfect opportunity to explore the hands-on exhibits and a bespoke planetarium show...

Enjoy the Centre (exhibition floors and Invention Studio) at its quietest in the afternoon before settling down in the UK's largest standalone planetarium for a bespoke presenter-led show on a topic that changes monthly.

The Hub Cafe will be open for drinks and light snacks.

Event schedule:

Before Dusk tickets grant entry to the Centre from 14:00 - visitors can arrive any time between then and 17:30 for the start of the planetarium show.

From 14:00 - Explore the Centre
17:30 - Live presenter-led planetarium show (approx 1 hour) 
18:30 - Event ends

 Monthly Topics

20 October - Researching potential habitable planets

17 November - Terraforming


£12.50 per person (50% discount for Annual Pass holders)

Saturday 20 October
Saturday 17 November
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Visual warning: as with all planetarium shows, these include large moving images which may affect people with photosensitive epilepsy, balance disorders and/or extreme motion sickness.