The Museum’s new, state-of-the-art Planetarium is NOW OPEN!

One Planetarium show is included with the purchase of your Museum admission ticket.
Additional Planetarium shows or Planetarium shows without Museum admission are $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Children 17 and under.

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Planetarium Shows

Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Take a journey back in time to Italy to witness Galileo Galilei's achievement as one of the first to peer through a telescope at the night sky. You will learn how his discoveries of not only celestial bodies in the heavens, but gravity and motion, helped shaped the course of astronomy. The show also celebrates how the telescope has evolved these past 400 years and its importance in unraveling the mysteries of the universe.

Run time: 28 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up    

The Little Star That Could

This imaginative story follows Little Star, an average yellow star that is on a quest to find his true name and any planets that might be his companions. Along the way, he learns about planets, stars, star clusters, nebula and even galaxies. 

Run time: 25 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and below

Back to the Moon for Good

Narrated by Tim Allen, this program presents the Google Lunar X Prize, a competition of privately funded international teams attempting to land a rover on the lunar surface. From Neil Armstrong's first steps to the myriad of unmanned spacecraft sent to the Moon, learn about the history of lunar exploration and how it has transformed our understanding of Earth's natural satellite.

Run time: 25 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up

Live "The Sky Tonight" Show

Join us under the dome for a live and interactive show about the current celestial objects up in the sky. Through state-of-the-art digital technologies, you will learn the basics of stargazing and the wonders of astronomy.

Run time: 30-35 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up

Live "Flight Through the Universe" Show

Take a journey on our "Planetarium Spaceship" as a live presenter virtually flies you through the universe. The trip will take a course through the diverse destinations within our Solar System, the colorful nebula many light years away and all the way out to the farthest reaches of outer space.

Run time: 30-35 minutes

Age Recommendation: 6 and up

Laser Mania

Witness stunning laser animations set to music of all genres.

Run time: 40 minutes

Age Recommendation: 6 and up