Sign Up for Summer Astronomy Camps!
We have six day camps, for ages from 4 up to teens. Find all the details under the "What's New" tab and reserve your space today -- number of campers per session is limited.
Saturday Night Dome Shows
Seeing! (7 pm) follows a photon across the universe, as it travels from a distant star to the eye of a person on Earth and then inside that eye along the optic nerve to the brain. Narrated by Neil DeGrasse Tyson and recommended for ages 8 and up. Phantom of the Universe (8 pm) explores the search for dark matter from the Big Bang to the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by Tilda Swinton and recommended for ages 10 and up.
New in the Gift Shop
T-shirts that change from black-and-white designs indoors to full-color designs in the sunlight. We have several designs and sizes for kids and adults. Great price, too ... just $12 each ($15 for XXL).
6 New Shows for the Summer
Our summer show schedule starts June 12. See the beautiful artwork of "Mayan Archeoastronomy," the quirky fun style of "The Girl Who Walked Upside Down," the fascinating mix of astronomy, physics and biology of "Seeing!" and lots more. Find the full schedule on the calendar below.
Take a live tour of this month's night sky, guided by a planetarium staff member. Learn about the stars, planets, constellations and more that you can observe in the next few weeks. Presented on the first Saturday of each month at 7 p.m.
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Experience a Full-Dome Show and immerse yourself in fabulous worlds! 360-degree fully animated graphics presented in high definition can take you anywhere, from our own planet Earth to distant parts of the universe. All shows are just $3 per person and include a brief live talk about things to observe in the current night sky.