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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.

 

  • 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).

 

Tales of the Maya Skies

Tales of the Maya Skies is a digital full-dome show that immerses the audience into the Maya astronomy, art and culture through a custom score and visuals. Produced by Chabot Space & Science Center, Tales of the Maya Skies inspires and educates through its description of the Maya’s accurate astronomical achievements and how astronomy connected them to the Universe.

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age Appropriateness: Families with children (not recommended for children under 5)

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).

 

Astronaut

 

The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut?

Run Time: 40 minutes

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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