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

Both shows are recommended for families with kids ages 5+.

The Zula Patrol 2: Down to Earth – 11am & 2pm (duration 25 minutes)

The Zula Patrol finds that someone has been traveling back to Earth’s prehistoric past to dump toxic trash! On their mission, the Zula Patrollers learn all about the formation and development of Earth but must find and catch the culprit before it’s too late!

SkyQuest – Saturdays at 3pm (duration 25 minutes)  Come along with a young astronomer on her personal quest to find a special place in the night sky. She shares her telescope views of the Moon and planets and points out stars and constellations.

Starting June 30

Perfect Little Planet– 2pm (duration: 35 minutes)

Imagine the ultimate space vacation. Fly across the surface of Pluto, dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda, sail through the rings of Saturn or walk on the surface of Mars. It’s a solar system journey for all ages! Recommended for kids ages 5+.

Tales of the Maya Skies – 3pm (duration: 35 minutes) This is an immersive experience in Mayan science, art, and mythology that transports participants back into the world of the Mayan civilization. Learn about the Mayas’ accurate astronomical achievements and how astronomy connected them to the universe. Recommended for kids ages 12+.

 

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.