Seven Wonders

4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

Turn back the pages of time and witness the seven ancient wonders of the world. Travel to Egypt to visit the Great Pyramids and to Greece to tour the Temples of Zeus. Then embark on a journey through space to see the universe’s greatest wonders.

$4-$6 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


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Back to the Moon
for Good

5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

Immerse yourself in a race to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings. Learn about the history of lunar exploration, and the Moon’s resources. Discover what humanity’s future on the Moon might hold. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration. Narrated by Tim Allen, Back To The Moon For Good presents the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and the personal stories of competition and collaboration it inspires.

$4-$6 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


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Dinosaur Passage
to Pangaea

10:30 a.m. Saturday

This animated adventure explains one of the greatest geological events in Earth’s history: the separation of the supercontinent Pangaea. When two children embark on a geology field trip back in time, they are thrown into a fantastic voyage where they witness incredible geological wonders and learn about the mysterious process that created our present-day continents.

$4-$6 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


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Flight Adventures

11:30 a.m. Saturday

This multi-media show from the Children's Museum of Indianapolis introduces children and families to the science, technology and history of flight. The show features NASA’s research and advancements that have made space travel possible, along with the important role that engineering models have played in flight development.

$4-$6 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


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Astronomy Photographer
of the Year 2015

12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Every year the Royal Observatory Greenwich runs an international competition called the Astronomy Photographer of the Year (APY). Sit back and enjoy as images from the 2015 competition fill the planetarium dome.

$2-$3 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


River
of Bears

1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Observe Alaska's iconic brown bears as they nurture cubs, fish for salmon, and play in their natural environment. This immersive, full-dome planetarium show plants you in the middle of the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, where more than 100 brown bears congregate each summer to bulk up for the harsh winter. Learn how the bears' remarkable intelligence and instincts help them survive in the Alaska wilderness. (25 minutes)

$4-$6 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


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Solar Quest

2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Discover the ways in which the Sun and Earth are interconnected and how we are truly living with a star. Learn about the impact of space weather and how the Earth’s atmosphere and magnetic field protects all life on Earth. Watch as scientists working with the Solar Dynamics Observatory discover how to identify and predict severe solar weather. View solar phenomena such as fusion, light energy, granules, solar flares and coronal mass ejections through high quality animations and actual videos of the Sun releasing large amounts of solar energy.

$2-$3 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


Two Small Pieces
Of Glass

3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Trace the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modification to a child’s spyglass – using two small pieces of glass – to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. Explore the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years.

$4-$6 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


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Astronomy
Alive

6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 and April 1

Curious about what’s in the night sky? Take a guided tour through space and time in this live planetarium show, customized to highlight current astronomical occurrences. Galaxies, nebulae, binary stars … all features of the universe are explored. Except black holes. No one can see black holes.

$4-$6 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11

Lose yourself in Pink Floyd’s rock ‘n’ roll masterpiece “Wish You Were Here.” This full-dome music and light show interprets this classic album through mesmerizing HD graphics. This is not a laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter.

$5 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


Pink Floyd
Dark Side of the Moon

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25

Lose yourself in Pink Floyd’s rock ‘n’ roll masterpiece “Dark Side of the Moon.” This full-dome music and light show interprets this classic album through mesmerizing HD graphics. This is not a laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter.

$5 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


Pink Floyd
The Wall

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8

Lose yourself in Pink Floyd’s rock ‘n’ roll masterpiece “The Wall.” This full-dome music and light show interprets this classic album through mesmerizing HD graphics. This is not a laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter.

$5 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


Led Zeppelin:
Cosmic Light Show

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22

Be transported by mood-altering art and 3-D graphics choreographed to some of Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits, including “Whole Lotta Love,” “Immigrant Song” and “Ramble On.” This immersive rock ‘n’ roll experience plays out on the museum's full-dome planetarium screen and features a state-of-the-art sound system. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter.

$5 plus museum admission. Buy tickets online.


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