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The Planetarium

March 1 through June 4

Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not recommended for children 3 and under.

Solar Superstorms

Solar Superstorms

Grade 6 & Up
A fury is building on the surface of the sun – high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000 kilometers high, rising loops of electrified gas. What’s driving these strange phenomena? How will they affect planet Earth? Find the answers as we venture into the seething interior of our star. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch

March 1 – June 4
Saturday 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM
Sunday 1:30 PM

Compass, Calendar, and Clock

Grade 6 and up
As our ancients learned, the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock.
A Production of the Jenks Public Schools Planetarium

March 1 – June4
Saturday – 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM
Sunday – 2:00 PM

We Are Astronomers

Friday, March 31 at 12:15PM

This exciting show reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider.
Narrated by David Tennant


The Planetarium


Price Admission Type
$3 + museum admission All ages

Please note:

  • All visitors must purchase a ticket at the ground floor information desk at least 5 minutes before showtime.
  • Member cards and complimentary passes must be presented at the ground floor information desk for a ticket to reserve your seat.
  • Planetarium shows start promptly, so please arrive on time. Doors will not be opened after the show has started and no ticket refunds will be given for missed shows.
  • The planetarium is not recommended for children age 3 and under due to lighting and special effects.
  • Out of consideration for other audience members, we ask that you leave the planetarium if a child becomes disruptive.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.