Exploring the universe at Bunjil Place

Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram. Lakes Alive, UK, 2016

Discover the wonders of space at Bunjil Place this winter.

Get up close to a giant replica of the moon and travel through the universe in an amazing 4K experience as part of a lunar winter at Bunjil Place.

Events at the venue will revolve around an art installation in the Plaza called Museum of the Moon, which runs from 25 June to 4 July. Artist Luke Jerram’s giant replica of the moon has to be seen to be believed – it’s truly breathtaking.

The space programming begins with a launch party featuring space snacks, DJ Lunar and a cosmic trip to the moon.

There’s also a chance to explore a planetarium that offers travel through the universe in an amazing 4K experience.

Here’s what’s happening…

Friday 25 June – Sunday 4 July

Museum of the Moon

Visit the Bunjil Place Plaza this winter for an up-close encounter of a giant replica of the Earth’s Moon by UK artist Luke Jerram.

Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre of the internally lit spherical sculpture represents 5km of the moon’s surface.

Time: Open Daily 11am – 9pm

Free for all in the Plaza

Friday 25 June

The Launch Party

Board the Bunjil Place rocket ship for an intergalactic trip to the moon! You’re invited to the hottest party this winter – the launch of Luke Jerram’s giant replica of the Moon in the Plaza.

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Tickets: All tickets are $15 and include a drink and space snack on arrival

Friday 25 June

Starr’s Planetarium

Starr’s Planetarium has been cancelled due to Covid restrictions. Click HERE for more information.