Space Place at Carter Observatory

A 20-minute stroll up the hill from the James Cook, Carter Observatory’s Space Place is the perfect night time or rainy day activity. Space Place appeals to visitors of all ages, nestled at the top of Wellington’s Botanical Gardens and accessible by Cable Car. With regular planetarium shows, a gallery full of interactive features, and a telescope for clear sky viewings, Space Place is one of those Wellington activities you won’t want to miss.

* Get 20% discount combo on a return Wellington cable car ride and general entry to Space Place.

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Monday10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday10:00 - 23:00

Wednesday10:00 - 17:00

Thursday10:00 - 17:00

Friday10:00 - 23:00

Saturday10:00 - 23:00

Sunday10:00 - 17:00