The Planetarium Science Centre

LOCATION: The Planetarium is located at 12 Osu Avenue Extension, Cantonments, Accra, on the road behind Christ The King Church  and School. 

Latitude: 5°34’32” N Longitude: 0°11’09” W 

From the Ring Road we are behind the Police and CID Headquarters.

From Independence Avenue we are behind the Flagstaff Police and Military blocks of flats which are opposite the new Presidential Palace. The closest bus stop on Independence Avenue is near Afrikiko (eating and drinking spot).

The Diameter of the Dome is 9.14m. The Seating can accommodate up to 50-60 adults, or up to 80 children.

ENTRANCE:  Our entrance is a few steps from The Tourist Information Centre and Reggie Rockstone’s  Nightclub.  We share a compound with Office Automation. Look out for the giraffes at our gate.

To book a weekday visit, please call Rustom on 0302 769 204 or 770 600. To book a weekend visit for a family group, call 0302 770 600 or mobile 0244 341 31.

SCHOOLS:   We ask schools to book at least three days in advance and to let us know the number of children, their ages, and the mobile and office numbers of the teacher in charge of the group. Payment is made in advance.  Call: 0302 769 204 or 770 600 to arrange the date, time and details of your visit.

WEEKEND EVENTS:  No booking is required for Astronomical Society meetings or for Public Events with children’s activities, which are announced through our Mailing List and on our Facebook page. Our modest fees for public events help to pay for the running costs of the planetarium equipment, the materials used for hands-on activities, and staff expenses.

MAILING LIST: Receive advance notifications of forthcoming events and meetings by getting your name on our mailing list. Contact Sarah at or Jane at

SPECIAL BOOKINGS:  Our premises can be booked for your own corporate event, celebration, or birthday party.  Contact Rustom on 0302 769 204 / 770 600 or Dr Ashong on 0244 341 31.


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