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.

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

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

Shows last approximately 40 minutes.
Adults £6.00, Children and Seniors £4.20, Family Ticket £18.00 (2 adults and up to 3 children).

Discounts with an Advantage Card.

Pre-booked groups 10 or more call for discounts.
Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6EW

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

01702 212345
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