Out-of-this-World Views

Our state-of-the-art Planetarium & Dome Theater transports visitors beyond distant stars!

New technology also enables us to take visitors beyond space to explore the oceans' reefs, Earth’s geology, weather and more, all with surround sound and in new, comfortable seats!

Our new digital dome technology brings new perspectives to even the most familiar celestial bodies, constellations, and phenomena, from the Big Dipper to the northern lights.

But that's only part of it. Over time, programs on weather, geology, and evolution will pair striking visuals with the museum's hands-on exhibits. At our opening, new featured content will explore the oceans' reefs, what a human journey to Mars might be like, and more.

The Dome has seating for 57 visitors and offers space for up to 9 wheelchairs, easy-access seats, and hearing assistance devices.

A trip to our Dome will be out of this world!

January Shows

The museum will be closed on January 1

The Sky Tonight
Thursdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30: 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. 
Saturdays, January 11, 18, 25: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Sundays, January 12, 19, 26: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

A Teenager's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturdays, January 11, 18, 25: 10:30 a.m.
Sundays, January 12, 19, 26: 10:30 a.m.

Two Small Pieces of Glass
Saturdays, January 11, 18, 25:  3:30 p.m.
Sundays, January 12, 19, 26: 3:30 p.m.

Monday, January 20, Martin Luther King Day
1:30 p.m. Sky Tonight
2:30 p.m. Sky Tonight
3:30 p.m. Sky Tonight.

February Shows

The Sky Tonight

Thursdays: 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. 
Saturdays: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Sundays: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

Cosmic Colors
Saturdays: 10:30 a.m.
Sundays: 10:30 a.m.

Two Small Pieces of Glass
Saturdays:  3:30 p.m.
Sundays: 3:30 p.m.

Monday, February 17, President's Day
10:30 a.m. Cosmic Colors
11:30 a.m.  Sky Tonight
12:30 p.m. Sky Tonight
1:30 p.m.  Sky Tonight
2:30 p.m. Sky Tonight
3:30 p.m. Two Small Pieces of Glass

Sky Tonight

Star talks will examine the night sky with its slowly changing constellations, bright planets, and a short journey to visit far-away objects.

Two Small Pieces of Glass

A look at telescopes, big and little, simple and complex.  Learn about how telescopes use light, and gain an understanding of how they work. Preceded by brief star talk.

Cosmic Colors

A colorful look at the spectrum of energy that we call light, and how we use it to learn about our world and beyond.  Visual and fun.   Suitable for ages five and up, plus families of all ages. Preceded by brief star talk.

  

A Teenager's Guide to the Galaxy

Written by teenagers, this unique cosmic experience takes you on a dynamic journey across the universe and through time.

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