Melbourne Planetarium – Scienceworks – Museum Victoria

Melbourne Planetarium – Scienceworks – Museum Victoria

Melbourne Planetarium – Scienceworks – Museum Victoria

The Melbourne Planetarium is Australia’s oldest domed theatre. Since it was established in 1965, millions of visitors have passed through its doors. Located at Museum Victoria’s Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium uses cutting edge technology to present entertaining and informative fulldome shows with an original flavour.

For over 20 years Melbourne Planetarium has produced original content, with the latest in animations, science visualisations, musical scores and sound design. Our shows are well known for their presentation of science information and inventive story-telling, utilising the best of narrative and non-fiction modes. Melbourne Planetarium shows have won many awards, the most recent being the Director’s Award (Jena Fulldome Festival), and are distributed throughout the world.

Opened in: 1999
System type: fixed
Category: Museum / Science Center
Dome size: 16 (m)
Number of seats: 155
Official website:

Theatre Details

Theater name: Melbourne Planetarium – Scienceworks – Museum Victoria
Dome Type: fixed
Dome System: Digital
Main Purpose: Education
Main Audience: School Students
Opened in: 1999
Yearly average attendance: 140000
APLF profile: Visit the planetarium page

Dome Details

Dome Vendor: ADD vendor
Diameter: 16 (m)
Dome Shape: Spherical
Dome Alignment: not tilted
Dome Tilt:

Video Equipment Details

Most recent upgrade: 2013
Projectors Configuration: Multi Channel
N° of Projectors: 2
Projectors Brand:
Projectors Technology: DLP
Closest Dome Resolution: 4K
Stereo 3D: None

Audio System

Audio System: 7.1 System
Tot. N° of speakers:


Orientation: Unidirectional
N° of Seats: 155
Interactive device

Programming & Features

Programming & Features: Artist friendly, Educational, Fulldome features, Live entertainment, Traditional
Additional features:

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Media Artist

Warik Lawrance

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Fulldome Shows screened and screening here

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Frozen in Time
Chaos & Order – A Mathematic Symphony

Contact Details

Address: 2 Booker street - Melbourne
ZIP / Postal code: 3070
City: Spotswood - Victoria 3015
Country: Australia
Continent: Oceania
Latitude: -37°49'56.028"
Longitude: 144°53'37.968"
Phone: +61 3 9392 4504

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