Exploration Dome

Ireland’s most Advanced Mobile Planetarium

“We bring the Wonders of the Universe to your doorstep”
Let us take you on a wondrous trip through our Universe in our fully immersive 360 degree Planetarium. Did you ever wonder what it would be like to be an astronaut, swim with a shark, visit the planets and lot more in a fun, safe and interactive way?

Then come see us at … Donabate/Portrane educate Together

Shows will start @ 11.00 – 4.30 Please arrive approx. 5 minutes before the show, so everyone can get into the dome by starting time. For more information see explorationdome.ie


11:00  – 11:35               Family    – “The Enchanted Reef”                         

11:45  – 12:10               Family      – “We are Aliens”                        

12:20  – 12:50               Age 12+ – “Two Small Pieces of Glass”                            


13:15 – 13:50                Family  –    “The Enchanted Reef”                               

14:00 – 14:25                Family  –     “We are Aliens”                         

14:35 – 15:05                 Age 12+ –    “Oasis in Space ”                             


15:30 – 16:05                Family  –     “The Enchanted Reef”                    

16:15 – 16:45                Family  –       “We are Aliens”                       

We are Aliens (25 Minutes) Narrated by Rupert Grint  All ages.

Earth. It’s now a small world. The human race is connected better and faster than ever before but what about elsewhere? Could we one day be part of a galactic community sharing our knowledge and ideas? Or is Earth the only planet with life?  WE ARE ALIENS! takes you on an epic ride in the hunt for the evidence of alien life. Trailer

Two Small Pieces of Glass (30 minutes). All ages.

A fantastic full dome show about the history and science of telescopes. Who invented the telescope? How have astronomers employed these astounding instruments to unravel the Universe’s deepest secrets? Trailer



Oasis in Space (24 minutes).
Oasis In Space transports the audience on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy and solar system in search of liquid water – a key ingredient for life on Earth. Trailer

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