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The Planetarium

Now Showing

March 4 through May 31


Astronaut

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

Saturday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm

Sunday at 1:00 pm

Charter Day Special Schedule – Sunday, March 8
Astronaut will run every half hour from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm


Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope

Two Small Pieces of Glass


3rd Grade and Up

While attending a local star party, learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe. Learn about the history of the telescope. See how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world use these instruments to explore the mysteries of the universe.

Saturday at 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm

Sunday at 2:00 pm

Note: Two Small Pieces of Glass will not show on March 8 due to Charter Day events


The Planetarium

Admission

Price Admission Type
$3 + museum admission All ages
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.
  • If you have a group of 10 or more, review the group show selections and contact our reservationist at (717) 772-6997 to book a private show.