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Experience the wonders of the night sky as never before with our fully digital star projection system. For more information about Planetarium shows and times, please visit our online calendar.

Daytime Shows
Tickets are required for all public planetarium presentations and are available at the Museum's admissions office. Free for members; $4 for non-members with paid Museum admission.

  • June 11 - August 31

      Weekdays:
      1:00 PM        Kids' Space Adventure
      2:00 PM        What's Up
      3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
                         (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)
 
     Weekends:
     11:00 AM       Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
     Noon             Dinos in the Dome, Earth's Wild Ride
     1:00 PM         Kids’ Space Adventure
     2:00 PM         What's Up
     3:00 PM         Your Cosmic Quest
                         (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)
  • September 6  - December 18

     Wednesdays:
     
      3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
                         
     Fridays:
     
      3:00 PM        Kids' Space Adventure

 

     Weekends:
     11:00 AM       Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
     Noon             Cosmic Safari
     1:00 PM         Kids’ Space Adventure
     2:00 PM         What's Up
     3:00 PM         Your Cosmic Quest
                         (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)

 

  •  September 10: AstroVaganza
11:00 AM       Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
Noon             Cosmic Safari
1:00 PM         Kids’ Space Adventure
2:00 PM         What's Up
3:00 PM         Your Cosmic Quest
 
 
  • December 19 - December 31

 

Weekdays:
1:00 PM        Kids' Space Adventure
2:00 PM        Santa's Starry Sky
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
                   (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)
 
       Weekends:
       11:00 AM       Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
       Noon             Santa's Starry Sky
       1:00 PM         Kids’ Space Adventure
       2:00 PM         What's Up
       3:00 PM         Your Cosmic Quest   
                            (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)

Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars

Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars

This presentation for families with children five years and under features a different topic every week. Come back again and again to learn about stars, planets, constellations, and more!

Run Time: 15 minutes

Age appropriateness: Families with young children

  

 Your Cosmic Quest

Your Cosmic Quest

Have you ever looked up into the sky and wondered what you were actually seeing? Have you ever wished you could ask questions about space and get immediate answers? Now you can in Your Cosmic Quest, a show that explores the seasonal sky and is fueled by your questions and interests!

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age appropriateness: General audiences. (Not recommended for children under 10).

 

Dinos in the Dome, Earth's Wild Ride

Set on the surface of the Moon in the year 2081, a grandfather and his grandchildren gaze out into space. As they watch the Moon's shadow move across Earth, the grandfather tells stories of crashing asteroids, erupting volcanoes, roaring dinosaurs, electrifying lightning and booming thunder. While learning about eclipses, the ice age, Earth's water cycle and differences between the Earth and Moon, the audience is taken on a roller-coaster-like ride through canyons of raging rivers and hot flowing lava. 

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age Appropriateness: General audiences, not recommended for children under 5.

Kids' Space Adventure

 Kidís Space Adventure

Come and ask questions about space and the universe! Kid’s Space Adventure is an interactive place where you can find answers about the planets, constellations, comets, asteroids, galaxies and much more!!

Run Time: 30 minutes

Age appropriateness: Families with children. (Not Recommended for children under 5).

 

Origins of Life

"Origins of life" deals with some of the most profound questions of life science: the origins of life and the human search for life beyond Earth. It features many recent discoveries related to life science, demonstrating that if there was ever a time that science made its greatest advances, it's right now!

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age Appropriateness: General audiences. Not recommended for children under 10.

 

What's Up

Join us for an exciting, virtual journey through our Solar System in the Gladwin Planetarium. During this live presentation, we will discussing and viewing recent astronomical news and discoveries!

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age Appropriatness: General audiences, not recommended for children under 10.

 

 

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