The Planetarium are putting on an after hours program of films in August

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The Planetarium are putting on an after hours program of films in August


For adults only, the Melbourne Planetarium are putting on a showcase of stellar films on their iconic dome.

A trip on a SpaceX rocket will set you back $55 million, so why not settle for the next best thing and hang out at the Planetarium this August instead? Scienceworks are hosting a program of adults-only after hours screenings at the Planetarium, while you enjoy a drink from the bar. They have two films available to watch; Ticket to the Universe and Particle/Wave.

What you need to know

  • In celebration of National Science Week, Scienceworks are hosting a series of adults-only after hours screenings
  • It takes place every Friday evening throughout August
  • All sessions are 18+, so you can grab a drink from the bar and enjoy it in the Planetarium!

Keep up with the latest Melbourne film and television news here.

Enjoy two screenings a night on their famous 16 metre domed ceiling with 7.1 surround sound system and full-dome video projection.

With a focus on astronomy, check out Ticket to the Universe, a selection of rare astronomical events curated by Dr Tanya Hill, a Museums Victoria astronomer. It’s a presenter-led journey through the night sky.

Journey into the incredible discovery of gravitational waves with Particle/Wave. The disturbances or ripples in the curvature of spacetime, they’re crazy space phenomenons. A fulldome art film experience, it offers an immerse voyage into unseen worlds.


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Located in the suburb of Spotswood, Scienceworks is a science and technology museum that features modern interactive exhibitions. They’re known for the Melbourne Planetarium and the Lightning Room, as well as their educational programs and exhibits.

It goes down every Friday evening throughout August. Find out more and book your tickets by heading here