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Family Event, Tue 28 May 2019




Explore the galaxies at Colchester Castle with our incredible planetarium. Discover the Roman beliefs linked to the stars and get creative with themed craft & activity tables.

Reserve your 45-minute planetarium session on Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 10:15am, 11:15am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm.

These need to be pre-booked over the phone on 01206 282 941 and are free after admission.

This event is suitable for 4+ and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

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Dates Times
Tue 28 May 2019 10:15
Sessions at 10.15am, 11.15am and 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm


Cost: Included in Castle admission

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Tue 28 May Planetarium
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Colchester Castle Museum


Castle Park,


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Map reference: TL 998253  Lat: 51.89066 Long: 0.90319

Situated in the Town Centre in the Grounds of the Magnificent Castle Park.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Colchester Town station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access