Frequently Asked Questions
You may purchase your tickets online or at the door. If you buy your ticket online, you are guaranteed a seat for that show!
Tickets can also be purchased at the door as long as a show has not sold out. Doors will open about half an hour before the first show time. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes prior to show time to purchase your tickets.
For the safety of our seated patrons, no one is allowed in the Planetarium once the show has started.
To ensure you are seated when the presentation begins, please arrive early. If you arrive after the show has begun, you may use your ticket for a future public show with seating availability.
Our calendar includes film listings for public events, special events like movie nights, as well as guest speakers. You can also call the planetarium main line to hear the week’s shows and show times.
We currently have 20 films in our library, all covering various topics in science! From black holes to stars, from plants and trees to the cells in your body, our films cover a wide variety of STEM topics. You can always find descriptions of the upcoming movies offered in our calendar!
The Planetarium is located on CBC's Pasco campus and most easily accessed from Argent Road via Farm Road. Accessible parking is available in the lot north of the facility.
Yes! But we love to have you visit both exciting locations while you're on campus! At the Planetarium, you're able to view real-time videos of our night sky and beyond, and, during public viewing times, you can observe the actual night sky through our 16-inch telescope housed in the Robert & Elisabeth Moore Observatory.
Plan Your Visit!
Tickets and memberships can be purchased in advance online or at the time of the event in person. Please plan to arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the show to ensure you will be able to be seated. For the safety of our seated guests, no one is allowed inside the Planetarium once the show begins.
|Single Show||Double Feature|
Children (Ages 0 to 5)*
Youth (Ages 6 to 12)*
Adults (Ages 13 to 59)
Seniors (Ages 60+)
CBC students and employees
(With current quarter ID)
Annual Memberships (unlimited visits**)
(Includes two adults and up to four children under 18 years old)
*All children 12 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times
**Special showings may include additional costs
Rent the Planetarium for your club or office meeting, birthday party, merit badge training or other special event!
|First hour (up to 96 guests)||$350|
|Additional hour in theater||$100|
|Additional hour in lobby||$50|
Teachers--we love to host your students at the Planetarium! Hour-long visits to the planetarium can be scheduled for school groups, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Your affiliation with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction determines any possible rental fees.