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Chesterfield Mobile Planetarium

Wonderdome mobile planetarium visits Chesterfields and surrounding areas. Our inflatable planetarium is very popular with the local schools and organisations. The visit offers excellent experience of presenter-led space themed shows inside a real planetarium. The inflatable dome is a great option to study space and astronomy related topic in the comfort of your classroom or hall. The conditions are always perfect for stargazing sessions.


With no need to arrange travel, the cost of Wonderdome planetarium visits can be as little as £1.80 per person. In addition to that the need for any administrative actions on behalf of organiser is minimal. Just choose the date and book with us by providing the details of your location and the request for the type of shows your would want to have. We can also provide your school and organisation with the risk assessment and some relevant materials to accompany the visit. If your are stuck for a lesson plan ideas, visit our ‘Lesson Plans and Resources Page’ where there are a range of free, useful astronomy related teaching resources. All our presenters come with their DBS and we are fully ensured.





Our shows will take you on a wonderful learning journey through space. Learning about the planets in our solar system, the constellations, night and day and why planet Earth is so special. In the past Wonderdome Mobile Planetarium visit a number of local Chesterfield schools and organisations. Below are just a few example of the schools in Chesterfield we have visited:


Park House Primary School

Holmgate Primary School

Grassmore Primary School

Pilsey Primary School

Barlborough Primary School

Sharley Park Community Primary School

North Wingfield Primary School

Brockwell Junior School

Calow Primary School

Holmgate Primary School,


This is what Hannah, a teacher from Sharley Park Community Primary School, wrote about their experience:


Just wanted to say a massive thank you for coming to our school.

Everybody has commented on how great the dome was and yourself and colleague. We all enjoyed the experience and the children are even more inspired and intrigued about space after your visit.



We are also proud to say that Wonderdome mobile planetarium have work with many wonderful organisations in the Chesterfield. For example, our inflatable dome brought the wonders of the universe at Fairplay -  a local charity that supports children and young people with disabilities and additional needs, and their families, across North Derbyshire. The Wonderdome had also landed several times at the Matlock Farm to visit families in the school holidays.


If you want to expand your space and astronomy knowledge further, why not to visit Chesterfield Observatory. A great experience for a whole family is offered there by a very friendly group of space enthusiast.