Field Trip Planetarium Options

The Science Factory Planetarium seats up to 70 visitors and uses advanced technology to make the wonders of astronomy and science real for everyone.

 

Your group can visit the Planetarium Tuesday through Friday between 9:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. We occasionally accommodate trips outside these hours; please inquire with Visitor Services. We are happy to accommodate the needs and interests of your students wherever possible. Browse our library below to find Planetarium programming for your group, then submit a group visit request to Visitor Services.

 

Use the filters below to search for shows by topic and grade level.

Explore how our understanding of life on Earth guides the hunt for alien life elsewhere in the universe.
Appropriate for ages: All ages
Take a totally immersive and interactive journey through the solar system.
Appropriate for ages: All ages
Become a stargazing expert as we investigate the celestial objects visible in our sky tonight.
Appropriate for ages: All ages
This classic star show gives audiences an introduction to the current season's night sky.
Appropriate for ages: All ages
This live show brings us on rhyming a journey through the solar system. From Mercury to Neptune, the eight planets are visited as the story of our solar system unfolds.
Appropriate for ages: 3 or older
Designed especially for our younger visitors, this show takes us on a voyage of discovery as we watch the Sun set and the Moon rise, then blast off into space to explore our solar system.
Appropriate for ages: 3 or older
This is a light-hearted tale of high adventure immortalized in some of the constellations of the night sky. 
Appropriate for ages: 5 or older
This program takes a light-hearted look at the legends associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky.
Appropriate for ages: 5 or older
The prospect that we may not be alone in the universe is taken as a fact by the movies, writers, and a great many scientists.
Appropriate for ages: 5 or older
This playful show highlights our nearest neighbors in space – the planets of our solar system.
Appropriate for ages: 5 or older
What training do astronauts need? What dangers do astronauts face? What is it take to live on the space station?
Appropriate for ages: 6 or older
Sizing Up Space explores the scale of the universe.
Appropriate for ages: 6 or older
Our Sun is the nearest example of a star and astronomers put a lot of effort into studying it because it helps us to understand all the other stars in the sky.
Appropriate for ages: 6 or older
Explore the sun in all its glory in this fulldome show.
Appropriate for ages: 7 or older
Experience a breathtaking journey as you are drawn inside of a simulated super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy.
Appropriate for ages: 8 or older
This show invites audiences to turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they have not been seen for thousands of years.
Appropriate for ages: 8 or older
Launched in 1972, the Apollo 17 mission remains the most recent manned moon landing and the last time that humans have journeyed beyond low Earth orbit.
Appropriate for ages: 8 or older
In 1610, Galileo Galilei became the first person to look at the heavens through a telescope and record his findings.
Appropriate for ages: 8 or older
Do you ever think about where we are in the cosmos? Where does our solar system end?
Appropriate for ages: 8 or older

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