South Downs Planetarium

The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre is an exciting place for both adults and children to learn about the universe and space travel.

Situated on the campus of Chichester High School where British astronaut Tim Peake was a pupil, the Planetarium is run by enthusiastic volunteers who are always keen to make visitors feel welcome. Whatever the weather, enjoy seeing the stars and planets projected on to a dome o verhead while relaxing in comfortable seats and listening to expert commentary.

We present new public shows every month (each lasting about an hour). Advance booking is essential. Special shows for private groups and tailored shows for schools and colleges. Free parking and convenient for public transport. Easy access for disabled. For details and times of all forthcoming shows, or to make a booking, please contact us.

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South Downs Planetarium

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