Space Lovers, Are You Ready to Unleash Your Inner Astronaut?

Planet Happiness at Plein Publiek venue

Opening on 26 March, Planet Happiness (website) is a new immersive space experience that takes you on a journey into the unknown. Don your virtual space suit to traverse unexplored galaxies!

Brought to you by Beyond.Culture and the talented Studio Irma, the event promises to engage your curiosity about space in an original fusion where state-of-the-art technology meets unbridled artistic innovation. 

Are you ready to strap in for an epic trip across the solar system? Liftoff takes place in Brussels at the Plein Publiek BXL location. 

While they prepare for wheels up, here’s a glimpse into what to expect. It’s no ordinary planetarium visit, we assure you!

A Trip to the Stars: About Planet Happiness

If space and its unknowns amaze you, why not embark on an exhilarating astral voyage at Planet Happiness?

The surreal experience, produced by leading science experts and creatives, offers a trip to the stars as art and science collide. 

Besides stunning displays, the exhibition highlights the benefits of space exploration and its promising future.

Meet the Artist Behind the Immersive Space Experience 

Known for her groundbreaking work in digital technology, computer animation, and more, Dutch artist Studio Irma uses augmented reality, AI, and 360-degree immersion to craft her newest artistic endeavour, Planet Happiness. 

She blends space, colour, sound, and light to reveal the hidden marvels of the universe. Abandon your preconceived notions as you leave ordinary life to for the breathtaking realm of space. As you enter the cosmos, observe and be humbled by its immensity.

Studio Irma fans can catch her current exhibits in Amsterdam and Spain. Prepare to be left in awe!

PLanet happiness, More Than Just an Attraction

Planet Happiness offers more than a few hours of entertainment. Here, guests to the immersive space experience will have the chance to:

Spark a love of space in kids: Planet Happiness welcomes future astronauts, astronomers and scientists, igniting their love for the universe from childhood.

Bridge the gap between humans and the cosmos: Distant planets, moons, and galaxies have always awed us, but they often feel far away. Planet Happiness brings the universe closer, revealing some of its enigmas. 

Discover the benefits of space: Unravelling the universe’s origins is fascinating and essential to drive society forward. But the journey has barely begun. Part of the exhibit shows how space exploration shapes us and why we must continue. 

Keep track of our planet: From the seas to the skies, everything on Earth is intricately intertwined. Space technology helps us to observe these complex, interconnected dynamics. Join Planet Happiness to understand our world, how it works and its connection to the universe!

Spark Happiness: Planet Happiness lives up to its name. The 60-minute interactive space experience will stir up joy in all space aficionados. But even if the wonders of the universe don’t occupy your mind 24/7, you’ll also find the remarkable event uplifting. 

Introducing Our Space, Science and Research Partners

Nearly ready to blast off, Planet Happiness is happy to welcome its esteemed partners aboard. Inspiring and educating others about the universe wouldn’t be the same without their support and contributions.

Discover more about their partners below.

The European Space Agency (ESA)

Formed in 1975, the ESA is Europe’s gateway to space, advocating for the peaceful exploration of the universe and its discoveries that benefit everyone.

The ESA and its 22 member states are responsible for pioneering new frontiers and pushing boundaries in space science and technology.


The Belgian Science Agency (BELSPO), a major player in scientific research in Belgium, supports notable research programmes and manages ten federal institutes. This includes providing all its scientists access to good facilities and resources. 

Moreover, BELSPO’s commitment isn’t limited to science, as the agency also invests in art and history.


Based in Darmstadt, Germany, EUMETSTAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, tracks weather, climate, and the environment from outer space through Earth-orbiting satellites. 24/7, 365 days a year. These crucial findings assist with weather forecasting and provide valuable insights into environmental challenges and climate change.

Final Need To Knows about PLanet happiness

Planet Happiness is a magical, family-friendly activity made exclusively available by the Régie des Bâtiments under the authority of Secretary of State Mathieu Michel.

The event takes place at the majestic Palais de la Dynastie, nestled in the foothills of the MONT DES ARTS.

Don’t miss out! As you eagerly await its grand opening, secure your tickets for Planet Happiness online and avoid long daily queues. 

While the exhibition welcomes all start gazers, the venue isn’t wheelchair friendly. But, the rest of the venue prioritises accessibility. 

When: 26 March 2024 until 26 May 2024

Where: Kunstberg / Mont des Arts 5, 1000 Brussels

Times: Slots are available from 10 am onwards, from 15 minutes until 3 pm

While space travel might still be out of reach, Planet Happiness offers the next best thing: a virtual cosmic adventure at home. 

Are you interested in your kids learning about space, longing to reunite your kid-like sense of wonder for space, or curious to brush up on your knowledge of space exploration? You won’t want to miss this!

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