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Planetarium programs are available daily on a rotating basis. Visit the Tickets page for program times and availability. (Schedules are subject to change on special event days.)

Shows begin promptly at their scheduled times. 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. Tickets are available online or at the door for $5 each (unless otherwise noted) and  purchases are non-refundable.

Now Showing Daily

Recommended for all ages

When was the last time you looked at the Moon? Not just noticed it, but really looked? The Moon’s place in our lives is so much more than just its physical presence in the sky. It is a constant companion in our collective imagination. Explore how the Moon has inspired creativity, learning, and exploration ever since humans have looked to the sky.

Now Showing Daily

Recommended for all ages

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 Summer Sky Tonight!


Saturday Mornings

Recommended for ages 2 – 8

Explore the night sky with Big Bird, Elmo, and a friend from China named Hu Hu Zhu! Learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon. It’s the perfect introduction to space for our youngest astronomers and their adult star-guides.

Weekend showings

Recommended for all ages 

What happened to the dinosaurs? Explore the possibility that a space rock six miles wide slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out 75 percent of all living species, including the dinosaurs. This dynamic new show examines impacts and cosmic collisions across the Solar System. Don’t miss it!


Laser Nights

December, 2023

Love holiday classics? Classic rock? State-of-the-art laser graphics and live 360-degree lighting? Don’t miss limited laser show performances set to some of your favorite music, 

Holidays Around the World

November-December, 2023

Explore the astronomy of seasons and the celestial connection to winter celebrations, then tour the globe in search of holiday traditions around the world! 


Friday Nights Lights

Spring, 2024

Perfect for date nights or fun family evenings, visit the James H. Lynn Planetarium for special Friday evening presentations, ranging from telescope parties to feature planetarium programs.