Our Planetarium will take you on a journey through space and allow you to explore the universe, all from the comfort of Hive.

Planetarium schedule

Tuesdays 2pm: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Wednesdays 2pm: Tzim Tzum + The Sun

Thursdays 2pm: From Earth to the Universe

Fridays 2pm: Tzim Tzum + Capturing the Cosmos

Saturdays 11am: Tycho goes to Mars All ages show

Saturdays 2pm: Tzim Tzum + We are Guardians

Sundays and Mondays: Closed

PLEASE NOTE: The Planetarium is CLOSED Christmas Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day morning.


The Sun: Our Living Star explains many of the early ideas about our Sun and how modern science has enabled us to understand so much more today.  Find out how energy is created in the Sun, and why the Sun will eventually make life on Earth impossible after a few billion years!

The minimum age for attendance to this show is five years.

From Earth to the Universe

This 30-minute planetarium show take the audience on a voyage through time and space.  Using a combination of sights and sounds, it shows the Universe as revealed to us by science, from our solar system out to the distant galaxies.  The show was produced for the European Southern Observatory’s  Supernova Planetarium and Visitor Centre and is now being shown at the Ulverstone Planetarium at Hive.

The minimum age for attendance to this show is five years.

Two Small Pieces of Glass

Two Small Pieces of Glass looks at how a telescope works and how astronomers have used them to scrutinise the structures within our cosmos.

The minimum age for attendance to this show is five years.

Capturing the Cosmos

Capturing the Cosmos highlights work being carried out by Australian astronomers, especially all-sky astronomy by the SkyMapper telescope in New South Wales and the Murchison Wide-field Array in Western Australia, which have been designed to survey large sections of the sky. Each show will include a live talk on ‘what’s in the sky tonight?’, which is fun for all the family.

The minimum age for attendance to this show is five years.

TYCHO goes to Mars

Tycho Goes to Mars sees our favourite space dog blasting off for the Red Planet. In this show, Tycho explores many of the amazing features of Mars, including the largest volcano in the Solar System! Tycho Goes to Mars was produced by the Melbourne Planetarium.

There is no minimum age limit for this show. All ages are welcome!


Tue – Fri 2pm
Sat 11am & 2pm

Level 2