Space Place at Carter Observatory

Space Place at Carter Observatory

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At Space Place we share the stories of our southern skies through multimedia exhibits, interactive galleries, the historic Thomas Cooke telescope and our digital, full-dome planetarium. Learn about planets, stars, constellations and galaxies. Complete your trip through the galaxy with gripping stories of space exploration and the magic and science of Māori astronomy.

The Planetarium
Take a voyage through space and make your guests feel as if they’re dining under the stars.

A grand and luxurious boardroom filled with natural light.

This is the perfect space for coffee and cake or canapes and cocktails. Your guests can mix and mingle while browsing through our interactive gallery.

Exploration Room
Spacious and airy, with gorgeous views overlooking the Botanic Gardens.

Take over Space Place
Have Space Place at Carter Observatory all to yourself, including exclusive access to planetarium shows and telescope viewings.

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