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.

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Planetarium Shows

Two Small Pieces of Glass

Follow a family of stargazers and learn about the contributions of the Italian astronomer Galileo, and how his simple two lens device has opened up our eyes to the universe. The program also takes a look at how the advancement of technology has transformed the telescope these past 400 years.

Run time: 21 minutes

Age Recommendation: 4 and up    

Legends of the Night Sky: 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    

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

Back to the Moon for Good

Narrated by Tim Allen, this program presents the Google Lunar X Prize, a competition of privately funded international teams attempting to land a rover on the lunar surface. From Neil Armstrong's first steps to the myriad of unmanned spacecraft sent to the Moon, learn about the history of lunar exploration and how it has transformed our understanding of Earth's natural satellite.

Run time: 25 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 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: 30-35 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 farthest reaches of outer space.

Run time: 30-35 minutes

Age Recommendation: 6 and up

Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Take a journey back in time to witness Galileo Galilei’s achievement as one of the first to peer through a telescope at the night sky. You will learn how his discoveries of not only celestial bodies in the heavens, but gravity and motion, helped shape the course of astronomy. The show also celebrate how the telescope has evolved these past 400 years and its importance in unraveling the mysteries of the universe.

Run time: 28 minutes

Age Recommendation: 8 and up

Laser Mania

Sit back and enjoy colorful and stunning laser light animations set to a wide variety of popular music.

Run time: 40 minutes

Age Recommendation: 4 and up