The New Bendigo Planetarium

located near Discovery’s main entrance, is a high tech, state-of-the-art ‘dome theatre’ with the latest high resolution laser projectors and world’s best control system, able to screen an enormous variety of entertaining, educational and creative shows.


  • 3:00pm Weekdays
  • 11:30am and 1:30pm on Weekends


Food and drink not allowed

Recommended for Children four years old and over

Discovery Venue Hire

For those looking for a unique experience for their next function, their imagination can be their guide! Think:

  • Dinner under the stars
  • Aquarium sleepovers while barracuda and shoals of fish glide above you
  • Cosmic cocktail parties
  • 360 Video games and karaoke nights
  • And so much more

Pint of Science

Join us on opening night of Pint of Science Bendigo at a one-off special event in partnership with the Discovery Centre. Be one of the first to experience Bendigo’s new planetarium.

Indigenous Film Festival

An exhilarating and visceral film that tells the expansive story of Carriberrie dance, song and music inAustralian Aboriginal culture.

Sidewalk Astronomy

Sidewalk Astronomy is Bendigo’s favourite astronomy event and is held every month next to the Discovery Science and Technology Centre

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