South Downs Planetarium

& Science Centre

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All about South Downs Planetarium

The South Downs Planetarium Trust is a Registered Educational Charity No. 1096869, run by a dedicated team of volunteers and astronomy enthusiasts who have a passion for science and education and believe that learning should be fun!

We opened to the public on 30th July 2001 and are one of the largest Planetariain the British Isles

Contact Details & Map

Postal Address

The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre
Sir Patrick Moore Building
Kingsham Farm
Kingsham Road
West Sussex
PO19 8RP

A picture of the galaxy.

How to find us.

The South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre is located at the southern end of the Chichester High Schools campus.

There is no direct access off the Chichester Bypass. Vehicular access via Kingsham Road only.

Click here to download a printable copy.

Car Parking

Please note there are two free car parks available.

SDP Car Park

The South Downs Planetarium one of two car parks.

note for Satnav users.

Please use PO19 8AE which is the postcode of the Chichester High Schools and this will bring you in to the campus via the correct Kingsham Road entrance.

Opening Times: Because we are a charity run by volunteers we are only open for the public shows from 45 minutes before the published show time. To book a group visit at any other time, please contact the Planetarium on - 01243 774400