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

  • Legends of the Night Sky: Orion (duration: 35 minutes)
    12pm, 2pm & 3pm
    Great for families with kids ages 6+

    Light up the cold, dark season with this warm and bright holiday show! An exploration of many astronomical reasons behind seasonal traditions, Season of Light explores why we light up our lives during the December holiday season.
  • The Empathics: Hybrid Cosmology (duration: 10 minutes)
    1pm & 1:30pm
    Great for families with kids ages 12+

    Created by artist Saya Woolfalk in 2012, this full dome experience reveals the world of the Empathics, fictional futuristic beings who time-travel and shape-shift across the multiverse.

Location: Main Building, First Floor

Planetarium Rules

The Planetarium is running at full capacity (50 people max per show) on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the show. Programs begin promptly and latecomers will not be admitted. No exceptions.

Food and drink are not allowed in the theater.

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.