Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

Observatory in Brisbane

At the entrance to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha is the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, the biggest planetarium in Australia. The observatory has a variety of telescopes, and there are 11 regular outer-space shows inside the Cosmic Skydome (bookings advised). To get here, take bus 471 from Adelaide St in the city, opposite King George Sq ($5.60, 25 minutes).