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.

View Our Weekly Planetarium Show Schedule

 

Planetarium Shows

From the Earth to the Universe

The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the universe may well be humanity's oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today's grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience this show. 

Run time: 31 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up

Live "Flight through the Solar System" Show

Experience the wonders that are found within our celestial neighborhood. A Planetarium presenter will take you on a live digital “flight” around our blazing sun, the diverse planets and moons, asteroids, and to the frigid comets that populate our Solar System.

Run time: 35 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up

Electropop Laser Show

A brand new laser show that exhibits the true potential of our newly acquired SkyLase laser projector by mixing recent pop music with an electronic vibe.

Run time: 40 minutes

Age Recommendation: All ages

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

Legends of the Night Sky Laser Show: Orion

Enjoy the telling of an ancient Greek myth in this full-dome animated show. This exciting story tells of the adventures of Orion the Hunter, and how this character is weaved into the night sky as one of the most famous constellations.

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: 20 minutes

Age Recommendation: 6 and up

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