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Experience the wonders of the night sky as never before with our fully digital star projection system. For more information about Planetarium shows and times, please visit our online calendar.

Daytime Shows
Tickets are required for all public planetarium presentations and are available at the Museum's admissions office. Free for members; $4 for non-members with paid Museum admission.

 

  • January 2-April 30 
Wednesdays:
 
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
 
Fridays:
 
3:00 PM         Kids' Space Adventure
 
Saturdays and Sundays:
 
11:00 AM      Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
Noon            Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
1:00 PM        Kids’ Space Adventure
2:00 PM        Wildest Weather in the Solar System
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)
 
 
 
  • May 1-June 10
Wednesdays:
 
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
 
 
Fridays:
 
3:00 PM         Kids' Space Adventure

 

Saturdays and Sundays:
 
11:00 AM      Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
Noon            Astronaut
1:00 PM        Kids’ Space Adventure
2:00 PM        Tales of the Maya Skies
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)
 
Star Parties:
 
Saturday, May 9
 
Dusk -10:00 PM
Free for All
 
AU Meetings:
 
Friday, May 1
Friday, June 5
Friday, July 10
 
 
7:30 PM in Farrand Hall
Admission is Free
  • June 11-August 31 
Weekdays:
 
1:00 PM        Kids Space Adventure
2:00 PM        Astronaut
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
 
Weekends:
 
11:00 AM       Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
Noon             Astronaut
1:00 PM         Kids’ Space Adventure
2:00 PM         Tales of the Maya Skies
3:00 PM         Your Cosmic Quest (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)
 
Star Parties:
 
Saturday, June 13
Saturday, July 11
Saturday, August 8
 
Dusk -10:00 PM
Free for All
 
AU Meetings:
 
Friday, August 7
 
7:30 PM in Farrand Hall
Admission is Free
 
 
 
 
 

Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars

Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars

This presentation for families with children five years and under features a different topic every week. Come back again and again to learn about stars, planets, constellations, and more!

Run Time: 15 minutes

Age appropriateness: Families with young children

  

 Your Cosmic Quest

Your Cosmic Quest

Have you ever looked up into the sky and wondered what you were actually seeing? Have you ever wished you could ask questions about space and get immediate answers? Now you can in Your Cosmic Quest, a show that explores the seasonal sky and is fueled by your questions and interests!

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age appropriateness: General audiences. (Not recommended for children under 10).

 

Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Join us on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful. powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From the storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire plants, you will be glad you live on Earth!

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age Appropriateness: Families with children (not recomended for children under 8)

Kids' Space Adventure

 Kidís Space Adventure

 Come and ask questions about space and the universe! Kid’s Space Adventure is an interactive place where you can find answers about the planets, constellations, comets, asteroids, galaxies and much more!!

Run Time: 30 minutes

Age appropriateness: Families with children. (Not Recommended for children under 5).

 

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

 

Join our two young stars on a journey that could only be dreamed of before. From the boiling surface of the Sun to the icy rings of Saturn, children of all ages will be mesmerized by the incredible scenery in motion. Discover the wonder of discovery in The Secret of the Cradboard Rocket; perhaps you can discover...the secret.

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age appropriateness: General audiences (not recommended for children under 5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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