The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre
A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, humanitarian, ambassador and
one of the world's greatest explorers, the centre showcases the
Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the
The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre's 126-seat custom-designed
theatre is the world's only theatre with 2D, 3D and world-class
deﬁniti® Digital Dome Planetarium, contained within the same space.
Cutting edge technology allows the 2D screen to raise up for
storage while the 3D screen is in use and the Digital Dome
Planetarium to lower into place when required.
In the foyer of the theatre you'll find our museum showcasing
the history of the Mount Cook region through transport, climbing,
The Hermitage Hotel and pioneer extraordinaire, Sir Edmund Hillary
Preview the Sir Edmund Hillary
Alpine Centre, including the Cafe, Museum and Theatre
Open daily from 7.30am to 8.30pm (summer) and 8.00am to
(seasonal hours may vary)
||Child 4-14 yrs
Price includes unlimited entry per person for a 24hr period to
the museum and all theatre shows including all Planetarium Features and
all Documentaries in 2D.
See our current Theatre Schedule for
Screening times may vary without notice. Please check at
the Activities desk for the most up to date timetable.
Prices subject to change without notice