Programs

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Virtual Visit

THOMAS PLANETARIUM AT HOME

You can now stream Planetarium feature shows in the comfort of your own home. Through a partnership with FULLDOME OnDemand, the Thomas Planetarium is pleased to offer a selection of Loch Ness Productions' popular Planetarium show rentals at special reduced prices. This is a great way to help support the Thomas Planetarium while enjoying some of best films this producer has to offer.

Museum members get access to special programming, as well as first look at the Planetarium's newest shows.

Seasonal Programming

Blink: Creative Play – Story Time in the Planetarium

Build literacy and language skills with a live retelling of classic and modern tales in the planetarium. Blink engages toddlers and their caretakers with drop-in, educator-led programs on Thursdays from September to May. Best for ages 5 and under; siblings welcome. Included with museum admission.

Stargazing at Home

Stargazing at Home is a blog that brings space and astronomy news to you.

Virtual School Visits

The planetarium is currently offering several virtual field trips for educators.

Cartoons in the Dome

Cartoons in the Dome is a changing planetarium offering investigating art, history, culture, and science in the planetarium. These immersive, full-dome programs change regularly, occurring Saturdays and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. October - April.

First Fridays – Rapid Space Shorts

These quick planetarium experiences range from constellation tours of the night sky and cruising around the solar system to learning about light and the aurora borealis. Free; ticket required and available at the front desk.

Friday Night Music and Light Shows (Winter)

Live in the Planetarium

Artists and musicians team up to perform music and light experiences live. These programs are designed specifically for the Thomas Planetarium. Occurs at 7:30 p.m. Space is limited, tickets required. $15 admission, members receive a 10% discount. Please use 7th Avenue entrance.

Pink Floyd

Immerse yourself in Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, or Wish You Were Here. These full-dome music and light show expands on the classic albums through captivating HD graphics. Not a typical laser show, but the next generation of computer-generated imagery.

Led Zeppelin

Be transported by mood-altering art and 3D graphics choreographed to Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits. This immersive experience plays out on the museum’s full-dome planetarium screen in concert with a state-of-the-art sound system.

Upcoming Events

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

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Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

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Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Blink: Story Time in the Dome

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7 — In-Person

Enjoy captivating storytelling in the Thomas Planetarium. Classic and modern tales come to life in the planetarium’s immersive experience with a live storyteller. Blink engages...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

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Space Mission: Sunspots and Solar flares

5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 7 — In-Person

Join NASA Solar System Ambassadors in the Thomas Planetarium for a live program highlighting the latest in space news. Hear and see updates on current...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 12 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 12 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 13 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 13 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 14 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 14 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Friday, Mar. 15 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Friday, Mar. 15 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

View Details

Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Sunstruck"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millenia, but is now threatening our technology and way of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Phantom of the Universe"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter, Phantom of the Universe takes you from the Big Bang to the journey of...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Saturn & Beyond"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Saturn's rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they...

View Details

Private Planetarium Experience (Group program)

5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday - Sunday, March 2-31 — In-Person

Come and explore the Thomas Planetarium when it's closed to the public. We offer private parties for groups of up to six people Friday -...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

View Details

Blink: Story Time in the Dome

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 4 — In-Person

Enjoy captivating storytelling in the Thomas Planetarium. Classic and modern tales come to life in the planetarium’s immersive experience with a live storyteller. Blink engages...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

View Details

Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Space Mission: International Space Station

5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 4 — In-Person

Join NASA Solar System Ambassadors in the Thomas Planetarium for a live program highlighting the latest in space news. Hear and see updates on current...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Rapid Space Shorts"

6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 5 — In-Person

These quick planetarium experiences range from constellation tours of the night sky and cruising around the solar system to learning about light and the aurora...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: Cartoons in the Dome - "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

12:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Mar. 1-31 — In-Person

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production...

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Planetarium Show: "A Place Like No Other"

1:30-2 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Take a journey to the remote wild places of Alaska to observe the iconic animals and landscapes that define the state. Meet Alaskans who seek...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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Planetarium Show: "Big Astronomy"

3:30-4:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

It takes many people with diverse backgrounds, talents and skills to run a world-class observatory, and make big astronomy and big science happen. Big Astronomy...

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Planetarium Show: "Global Soundscapes"

4:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday, Apr. 1-30 — In-Person

Global Soundscapes takes you on an ear-opening journey into the science of sound and the exciting new field of soundscape ecology. Experience basic acoustics through...

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