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Museums and Galleries - Southend Planetarium

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Southend Planetarium is situated within Southend Central Museum and hosts live presentations of a range of fascinating talks, to introduce you to astronomy and take you on a tour of the night sky. This tour will enable you to ask questions directly to the experts and is suitable for children aged 7 upwards.

The Planetarium is also involved with Star Observation Nights organised by the local astronomical society. 

Facilities

There is no wheelchair access to the floor due to the nature of this historic building. 

Opening Times

During term time public shows are held on a Saturday at 11am and 3pm.

During School holidays public shows are held Tuesday - Saturday at 11am and 3pm.

Shows last approximately 40 minutes.

Cost

Adults £5.00

Children and Seniors £4.00

Family Ticket £16.00 (2 adults and up to 3 children).

Call 01702 212345 to book your place. 

Discounts with an Advantage Card Pre-booked groups 10 or more call for discounts.

Location

Victoria Avenue,
Southend-on-Sea,
Essex,
SS2 6EW 

Telephone

01702 212345

Email

museums@southend.gov.uk

Website

Southend Museums