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
Emark on an the exciting hunt for dark matter, from the Big Bang to galaxy formation to the Large Hadron Collider. 
Appropriate for ages: 9 or older
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
Designed especially for our younger visitors, this double feature takes us on a voyage of exploration and discovery.
Appropriate for ages: 3 or older
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 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
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
We see the Sun and Moon every day, yet there are many misconceptions about what we see. 
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
Where were YOU on August 21, 2017?
Appropriate for ages: 7 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
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: 7 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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