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The Planetarium


January 2 through February 28

Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at least 5 minutes prior to showtime.

If you have a group of 10 or more, you can book a private show.
Review the group show selections and contact our reservationist at (717) 772-6997 to book a private show.

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

Pre-K to 1st Grade
Specifically designed for our youngest viewers and narrated by Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse, this fully-animated cartoon takes a light-hearted look at the myths and stories associated with the winter constellation Orion, the great hunter, and how he and his hunting dogs came to be in the night sky.

Friday – 11:00 AM
Saturday – 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Sunday – 1:00 PM

Star Stories of the Native Americans

Star Stories of the Native Americans

Grade 2 and up

This traditionally styled show explores the night sky legends of the Native Americans. Hear the stories of the great sky bear, the frog sisters and the pathway of souls. Take an up close view of these amazing celestial sights and explore the modern astronomy behind the legends.

Friday – 2:00 PM
Saturday – 12:00 Noon and 2:00 PM
Sunday – 2:00 PM

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.