Show schedule

On Fridays and Saturdays, the Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center offers multiple showings of Full-Dome Theater shows to visitors in the community. Visitors may purchase tickets to shows online or in-person, at least 15 minutes before scheduled showtimes.

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Ticket prices

Pricing varies based on age and student status.

Adult: $15 per person
Student/Senior: $10 per person

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Show schedule

Public screenings are offered on Fridays from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Earlier showtimes are typically suitable for visitors with children under 10 years of age, while evening shows are meant for viewers 10 years and older.

Fridays (Summer 2022)
Showtime Show title Recommended ages
3 p.m. Planets Program All ages
4:30 p.m. Exploring Space and Time Ages 10 and up
6 p.m. Changes twice per month Ages 10 and up
7:30 p.m. Exploring Space and Time Ages 10 and up

Note: On select first Fridays, live concerts featuring local musicians are held in the Full-Dome Theater. Shows and times are subject to substitution based on licensing and availability. More information to come.

Saturdays (Summer 2022)
Showtime Show title Recommended ages
11 a.m. Kids and Family Show: "Accidental Astronauts" All ages
12 p.m. Kids and Family Show: "Perfect Little Planet" All ages
3 p.m. Planets Program All ages
4:30 p.m. Exploring Space and Time Ages 10 and up
6 p.m. Changes twice per month Ages 10 and up
7:30 p.m. Exploring Space and Time Ages 10 and up

Changing shows

The shows offered during the 6 p.m. showtime on Fridays and Saturdays are on a rotating schedule. Each month is assigned a theme, and the screenings align with the topics outlined in the table below.

Monthly rotating shows for 6 p.m. screenings (2022)
Month Show title(s) Themes
February 2/4 and 2/5: "Touching the Sun" and "Weather"
All other showings: "Einstein Space Telescope"
Time and Technology
March 3/4 and 3/5: "Explore (Mars and Beyond)"
All other showings: "Bad Astronomy"
Dreams and Dystopias
April 4/1 and 4/2: "Bella Gaia"
All other showings: "From Earth to the Universe"
Connecting to Space
May 5/6 and 5/7: "Space Opera"
All other showings: "Microcosm"
Fantastic Adventures
June 6/3 and 6/4: "Cowboy Astronomer"
All other showings: "Phantom of the Universe"
Tomorrow's World
July 7/1 and 7/2: "The Sun: Our Living Star"
All other showings: "We Choose Space"
The Final Frontier
August 8/5 and 8/6: "Incoming!"
All other showings: "Impact Earth"
Comets and Meteors
September 9/2 and 9/3: "Imagine the Moon"
All other showings: "Back to the Moon for Good"
Robots and Moon Shots
October 10/7 and 10/8: "Tales of the Maya Skies"
All other showings: "Observers of the Universe"
Observing the Universe
November 11/4 and 11/5: "Winds, Waves and Stars"
All other showings: "Astronomers of Antiquity"
Early Astronomy
December 12/2 and 12/3: "Ice Worlds"
All other showings: "Season of Light"
Stars and Planets