Planetarium

Explore the Universe in our interactive Planetarium!

Open every Saturday, Sunday, holidays, and Winter Weeks.

Tickets $4 after admission

Our geodesic dome is installed with a single fish-eye digital fulldome projection system. The 45-seat Planetarium is wheelchair accessible. Learn more about the planetarium.

Program Schedule

Presented every Saturday and Sunday, plus most holidays. Daily programs are also offered Monday through Friday during the summer and during special holiday weeks (see schedule details below). Doors open at the times listed on the schedule. Programs are approximately 40 minutes, and are presented live with activities. Starting March 29, programs are approximately 20 minutes. Questions are encouraged in all programs!

Now through March 23
12:30 p.m. A Sky Full of Stars (ages 4-8, with adult)
1:30 p.m. Back to the Moon For Good (ages 8 to adult)
2:30 p.m. Back to the Moon For Good (ages 8 to adult)

Staring March 29
Holidays: Memorial Day (May 26)
Daily shows: Spring Week (Mar. 29-Apr. 6), Summer (Jun. 14-Aug. 24)
12:30, 1:30, 2:30 p.m. Our Changing Moon (all ages)
1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m. Jupiter's Moons and Beyond (all ages)

 

Planetarium Tickets

Tickets are $4 per person, and are sold at the Visitor Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Everyone must have their own ticket. Planetarium Passes must be exchanged at the Visitor Services Desk for tickets.

Please note the age restrictions for each program.

 

Stargazing

View the stars and more after-hours from the Plaza of the Hall.

 

Astronomy Events and Products

Our experienced educators have teamed up with space scientists at UC Berkeley, NASA, and beyond to create a variety of exciting and effective space sciences products.

 

 

 


Astrocast.TV presents Our Night Sky

Learn what you can see in the sky each month with Our Night Sky. Click play to view. Best seen Full Screen.