Welcome to Carter Observatory

Carter Observatory admission prices have been discounted to celebrate Easter. Find out more here!

Our Life in Space season is up and running. Check out the details here.

Book Now
Book your space in one of our planetarium shows now!
Life in Space
Life in Space season - Carter Observatory's programme from April to June
What's Up
Download the latest sky chart and check out what's up in the Southern Skies!
Take a Tour
Explore Carter before you even get here with Beek's new interactive guide.
Introduction to Carter

Events calendar

Apr 25
Friday 25 April (ANZAC Day) Open from 10am until 5:30pm
Planetarium shows and times at Carter Observatory
Apr 26
Saturday 26 April Open from 10.00am - 9.30pm
Planetarium shows and times at Carter Observatory
Apr 27
Sunday 27 April Open from 10am until 5:30pm
Planetarium shows and times at Carter Observatory

Contact details

Carter@wmt.org.nz

phone: +64 4 910 3140

Carter Observatory
PO Box 893
Wellington 6140

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