The Alice and Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium is a spectacular, interactive theater for learning about astronomy, space, and planetary science.

  • One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

    Noon & 2pm
    Approriate for ages 4+ and families | Explore the night sky from Sesame Street with Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend Hu Hu Zhu as they learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon!

  • Eclipse—The Sun Revealed

    1pm & 3pm
    Appropriate for ages 12+ | Journey through the historical and cultural views of eclipses, discover how they occur, how to safely view them, and first-hand accounts of these celestial events!

Location: 1st Floor, Main Building

Planetarium Rules

  • The planetarium is currently running at full capacity (50 people max per show) on a first-come, first-served basis. No exceptions.
  • Food and drink are not allowed in the theater.
  • Planetarium shows start promptly at the scheduled start time. Admission after the show has started is not allowed for safety reasons.
  • For safety reasons, no re-entry will be allowed once the show starts.



Familiarize yourself with our visiting guidelines before you arrive at the Museum.