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The Planetarium

March 31 to June 3

The Planetarium will be CLOSED April 14 and 15. 

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 upon request when purchasing tickets.


We Are Stars

Grade 4 and up

What are we made of? Where did it all come from?
Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life.
Narrated by Andy Serkis

Saturday – 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Sunday – 1:00 PM


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


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.