The Museum’s new, state-of-the-art Planetarium is NOW OPEN!

One Planetarium show is included with the purchase of your Museum admission ticket.
Additional Planetarium shows or Planetarium shows without Museum admission are $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Children 17 and under.

View Our Weekly Planetarium Show Schedule

 

Planetarium Shows

From the Earth to the Universe

The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the universe may well be humanity's oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today's grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience this show. 

Run time: 31 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up

Live "Flight through the Universe" Show

Take a journey on our "Planetarium Spaceship" as a live presenter virtually flies you through the universe. The trip will take a course through the diverse destinations within our Solar System, the colorful nebula many light years away, and all the way out to the furthest reaches of outer space.

Run time: 30-35 minutes

Age Recommendation: 6 and up

iPOP Laser Show

New music from today's Pop charts mixed with a classic Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. iPop features sizzling stars, both past and present, in brilliant laser light.

Run time: 40 minutes

Age Recommendation: 4 and up

The Little Star That Could

This imaginative story follows Little Star, an average yellow star that is on a quest to find his true name and any planets that might be his companions. Along the way, he learns about planets, stars, star clusters, nebula and even galaxies. 

Run time: 25 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and below

Legends of the Night Sky Laser Show: Perseus and Andromeda

Enjoy the  telling of an ancient Greek myth in full-dome animation. The exciting story brings together the warrior Perseus and Princess Andromeda, and shows how these two characters are weaved into the night sky as famous constellations.

Run time: 20 minutes

Age Recommendation: 6 and up

Live "The Sky Tonight" Show

Join us under the dome for a live and interactive show about the current celestial objects up in the sky. Through state-of-the-art digital technologies, you will learn the basics of stargazing and the wonders of astronomy.

Run time: 20 minutes

Age Recommendation: 6 and up

The Dark Matter Mystery

What keeps Galaxies together? What are the building blocks of the Universe? What makes the Universe look the way it looks today? Researchers all around the world try to answer these questions. Approximately a quarter of the Universe may be filled with a mysterious glue: dark matter. This planetarium show takes you on a journey of one of the biggest questions in modern astrophysics to understand what dark matter might be, and how it affects the Universe.

Run time: 38 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up