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The Planetarium

March 6 through May 26

PLEASE CHECK OUR EVENT CALENDAR FOR EXACT DATE SHOW AVAILABILITY. Planetarium shows are subject to change without prior notification.

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

Closed Caption and Assisted Listening Devices available for most shows upon request when purchasing tickets.


Astronaut

3rd Grade and up
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? Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body.
Narrated by Ewan McGregor

March 6 to March 28
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday – 11:00 AM

March 6 to May 26
Saturday – 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Sunday – 1:00 PM


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 6 to March 28
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1:00 PM

March 6 to May 26
Saturday 12:00 Noon and 2:00 PM
Sunday 2:00 PM


The Planetarium

Admission

Price Admission Type
$3 + museum admission Ages 1 and up
Free

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.