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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.

11:00 AM & 2:00 PM

11:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM, and 2:00 PM

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Season of Light

Showing December 18 to December 31

All Ages

During this coldest and darkest of seasons, why are our holiday celebrations filled with light? This traditionally styled show discusses historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities.

Friday, December 18
11:00 AM & 2:00 PM

Saturday, December 19 & 26
11:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM, and 2:00

Wednesday, December 30
10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM, and 2:00

Thursday, December 31
11:00 AM and 2:00


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.
  • 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.