☄️🪐Visit our Planetarium and explore new worlds this summer, under our state-of-the-art, 360° digital dome. Running from 3rd - 11th August 2024🧑‍🚀 Learn More

Planetarium - Explore New Worlds


Next availability: Saturday 3rd August, 10:15am

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the universe in our state-of-the-art, 360° digital dome.

Event Overview

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Out of this World Planetarium

Our planetarium brings you thrilling entertainment, transporting you to new worlds and unimaginable distances in mere moments. Enjoy shows that combine stunning visuals and award-winning soundtracks for an unforgettable experience.  

Let us inspire you this summer at Shepton Mallet Prison. 

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We Are Stars

Witness the greatest story ever told, spanning billions of years from the Big Bang to the present day.

Embark on an exhilarating journey through time and space to uncover our origins. Discover where the atoms and molecules that make up our body come from and see what connects us to the beginning of the universe. 

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Dinosaurs at Dusk - Planetarium Show

Dinosaurs at Dusk

Travel back to the age of dinosaurs and discover the origins of flight. Join Lucy and her father as they navigate ancient Earth, encountering feathered dinosaurs, soaring through the skies with Quetzalcoatlus, fleeing from raptors, and exploring primordial seas.

Witness the cataclysmic end of the dinosaurs while learning about continental drift, star motion, asteroids, mass extinctions, and the evolution of flight. 

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Art – Science – Wonder

(SEN Friendly Showing)

Take an awe-inspiring trip from Shepton Mallet Prison to the edge of the universe. Launch into the cosmos and explore the pillars of creation, soar above a colourful nebula, dance with spiral galaxies, and dive into globular clusters.

Fly past Mars and witness the birth of stars and planets as you journey to Infinity.

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Opening Hours

Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm