Dark Space Planetarium

Dark Space Planetarium

St Mary Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG6 4EG

The Dark Space Planetarium in Kirkcudbright opened its doors in July 2021. It’s an ideal location for young astronomers to learn about space, with numerous exhibits and a fantastic state-of-the-art HD projection system in their planetarium dome. Planetarium shows range from rocket launches, to exploration inside of the human body, to fully immersive movies!


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Weather forecast

  • 29/05/24

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  • 30/05/24

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  • 30/05/24

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Weather forecast for Kirkcudbright (0.1 miles away) updated 28/05/24 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Dark Space Planetarium. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • The Night Sky this Month – Planetarium Show

    Friday 7th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

    Dark Space Planetarium, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4EG

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  • The Night Sky this Month – Planetarium Show

    Friday 5th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

    Dark Space Planetarium, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4EG

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  • The Night Sky this Month – Planetarium Show

    Friday 2nd August 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

    Dark Space Planetarium, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4EG

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  • The Night Sky this Month – Planetarium Show

    Friday 6th September 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

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  • The Night Sky this Month – Planetarium Show

    Friday 4th October 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

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  • The Night Sky this Month – Planetarium Show

    Friday 1st November 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

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