Star Wars Family Event – Science Space

Come along for this family FUNFEST at Science Space Wollongong on the eve of May the Fourth.

It will be another family evening to enjoy in costume as you explore the Science Space after dark, fully equipped with our version of Galactic Science activities!

Your family will get the opportunity to see our special immersive Planetarium shows, play in our exhibition space at night and try your hand at viewing our beautiful southern night sky through our research telescope weather and time permitting.

This is a great chance for anyone looking for a special treat for their children to learn about our beautiful universe at Australia’s most advanced Planetarium…and right at your doorstep.

Special Note: Telescope viewing will be strictly weather permitting.

What to expect:

  • Games throughout exhibition
  • Free sci-fi face painting
  • Live Music
  • A wide range of refreshments available
  • Hot and cold food available


Please come in costume in the spirit of Star Wars for this special family event.

Free planetarium shows will be available on a first come first serve basis. You are not guaranteed to see a planetarium show at a time of your choice you will be allocated a ticket, should you want one, according to the first come first serve statement. We will be running shows throughout the event. Due to this event’s popularity, it may be that you will get a ticket to the last showing. Please be aware beforehand to avoid disappointment.