Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Perfect for younger children!

Join two young explorers as they blast off in a homemade rocket-ship to explore our solar system. Visit all the eight planets and Pluto to discover how different they all are from Earth before flying back safely home.

A beautifully child-centred approach makes this the best choice astronomy show for children under 8yrs, and it is also popular with children up to 10yr. It has lovely music and gentle drama as the cardboard rocket battles the winds on Jupiter and explores windy Mars. Children will be able to follow the story and even help the characters - where is that red button?!

At Winchester Science Centre we offer different planetarium show environments, including chatterbox, autism-friendly and quiet shows. To find out more about these, click here.

See teaser trailer below...

Tickets

£3.50 with General Admission or £6.60 standalone.

Tickets can be purchased online as planetarium-only or combined with a general entry ticket to the Science Centre.

Chatterbox Show (talking allowed)

Relaxed Show

Subtitles

Friday 15 November
2:30pm
Saturday 16 November
10:40am
Saturday 16 November
12:20pm
Saturday 16 November
2:50pm
Sunday 17 November
10:40am
Sunday 17 November
12:20pm
Sunday 17 November
2:50pm
Monday 18 November
2:30pm
Tuesday 19 November
2:30pm
Wednesday 20 November
2:30pm
Thursday 21 November
2:30pm
Friday 22 November
2:30pm
Saturday 23 November
10:40am
Saturday 23 November
12:20pm
Saturday 23 November
2:50pm
Sunday 24 November
10:40am
Sunday 24 November
12:20pm
Sunday 24 November
2:50pm
Monday 02 December
2:30pm
Tuesday 03 December
2:30pm
Wednesday 04 December
2:30pm
Thursday 05 December
2:30pm
Friday 06 December
2:30pm
Monday 16 December
2:30pm
Tuesday 17 December
2:30pm
Wednesday 18 December
2:30pm
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 Advisory

Visual warning: as with all planetarium shows, this show includes large moving images which may affect people with photosensitive epilepsy, balance disorders and/or extreme motion sickness.