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 Programs are available on a daily basis and the programs rotate each month. Online tickets will reflect the program times, titles, & availability.

 

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Select the date you'd like to visit & select planetarium for availability. 

 

 

OneWorldOneSKy

 

Explore the night sky with Big Bird!

 

Help Big Bird, Elmo, and a friend from China named Hu Hu Zhu discover the night sky! In this planetarium show featuring beloved characters from Sesame Street, you'll learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon. It's the perfect introduction to space for our youngest astronomers! 

Recommended for ages 8 and under.

For program times, please click on PURCHASE TICKETS, then the date you'd like to visit & select planetarium for availability. 

 

 

 OasisInSpaceFacebook

 

 Please note the last showing of this program is May 31.

 

On Earth, water is plentiful, but can it be found elsewhere in the Solar System? Soar through the rings of Saturn, dive into the clouds of Venus, and get up-close view of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot on a journey through the Solar System.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

 

For program times, please click on PURCHASE TICKETS, then the date you'd like to visit & select planetarium for availability. 

 

 

DynamicEarthFacebook

 

Please note the last showing of this program is May 31.

Discover the stars, planets, other celestial events visible in the sky tonight. This program will give you the skills you need to find your way around the night sky. This interactive show is different every time, so sit back, relax, and see what’s up in The Spring Sky Tonight! 

Recommended for all ages.

For program times, please click on PURCHASE TICKETS, then the date you'd like to visit & select planetarium for availability. 

 

 

EarthMoonAndSun Facebook

 Please note this program is not available until June 1.

 

Join Coyote as he explores the relationship between Earth, Moon and Sun!  You'll learn with him about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors as we look at how the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science.

 

For program times, please click on PURCHASE TICKETS, then the date you'd like to visit & select planetarium for availability.

 

 

EarthMoonAndSun Facebook

  

Please note this program is not available until June 1.

Expedition Reef will immerse you in a vibrant undersea adventure. Along the way, discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support over 25% of all marine life on Earth—while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habitat destruction, and overfishing. Narrated by Tony Award® winner Lea Salonga.

Recommended for all ages.

 

For program times, please click on PURCHASE TICKETS, then the date you'd like to visit & select planetarium for availability. 

 

 

 

EarthMoonAndSun Facebook

 

 Please note this program is not available until June 1.

Discover the stars, planets, and other celestial events visible in the sky tonight. This program will give you the skills needed to find your way around the summer night sky. This interactive show is different every time, so sit back, relax, and see what’s up in The Sky Tonight!

Recommended for all ages.

 

For program times, please click on PURCHASE TICKETS, then the date you'd like to visit & select planetarium for availability. 

 

  


PLEASE NOTE: All programs are subject to change without notice. While we make every effort to present the shows as listed on our website and in our events calendar, we may need to substitute shows. If you're planning to see a certain show, we recommend that you call our Admissions Desk at 704.866.6900 to confirm presentation status. 

Shows begin promptly at their scheduled time. Due to the planetarium’s dark environment, late admission or re-admission once a program begins is not permitted; please arrive early to allow time for seating. Ticket purchases are non-refundable.