Planetarium

Explore the Universe in our interactive Planetarium!

Open every Saturday, Sunday, and holidays

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 20 minutes, and are presented live with activities. Questions are encouraged in all programs!

Now through September 1st
Daily shows: Summer (Jun. 14 - Sept. 1)
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.

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.