A typical hour-long show includes a 20-30 minute live presentation and a 25-30 minute full-dome movie. Presentation topics may include solar system or constellation tours, what's visible in the current night sky, and astronomy in the news. We are happy to present a topic relevant to your group; please contact us!
Shows are intended to meet a variety of audience age groups, but some movies may be more appropriate for certain ages. Recommended ages are included in the description of each movie.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions can be found on the FAQs page.
Tickets and memberships can be purchased online prior to show time. If seats are available, you may obtain tickets at the door.
PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of our patrons, there will be NO ADMITTANCE ALLOWED 5 minutes after a show has begun. To ensure you are seated when the presentation begins, please be sure to arrive early. Directions to our facility can be found to the right, or by clicking here.
Annual Membership (unlimited visits)
Family (2 adults & up to 4 children under 18)
*Special showings may be extra
** All children 12 and under MUST be
accompanied by an adult at all times
Hold your club or office meeting, birthday party, merit badge training, or other special event in our facility!
Some groups may be eligible for a discount. Please contact us.
K-12 classes can visit the Planetarium at no charge!! Use the contact information at the bottom of the page to schedule a field trip.
About the Planetarium
The Planetarium opened to the public in December of 2012, and is intended to help share the wonder of science, technology, and the universe. The Planetarium uses the Spitz SciDome XD projection system and a hemispherical projection surface with nanoseam construction that displays life-like, extra high definition images.
Looking for the Observatory?
Information about the Robert and Elizabeth Moore Observatory can be found by visiting the Observatory page.
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