Now Showing at Longway Planetarium

Tickets for shows are

  • $5 adults
  • $4 Seniors (60+)
  • $4 children age 3-11Starting May 1-Youth (2-11) $6
  • Child (2 & Under) - Free Starting May 1-Child (1 & Under) Free
Due to the dark planetarium environment, these programs are not recommended for children under the age of 3. No late seating and no re-entry after show begins. Tickets go on sale one half hour before showtime.
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July & August

Skeeter Scarecrow's Starry Sky
Daily at 12:30PM
Skeeter shows us how to use the Big Dipper to find the North Star for directions then takes us on a tour of the major constellations of each season. Then, he talks about the Moon, how it moves and its phases. Lastly, we learn about the planets and what makes each planet different.
Recommended for 6 years and older.

The Planets
Daily at 2:00pm
“The Planets” looks at the planets of our Solar System and reveals what is currently known about them. Beyond our own neighborhood, we look at the exoplanets, worlds orbiting other suns. Narrated by Kate Mulgrew; Captain Janeway of “Star Trek: Voyager”.
Recommended for ages 10 and older.

Spirit of America
Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30pm
Celebrate Independence Day with this fun family-friendly salute featuring patriotic songs and entertaining laser graphics.
Recommended for all ages.



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