Now Showing at Longway Planetarium

Tickets for shows are

  • $5 adults
  • $4 Seniors (60+)
  • $4 Youth age 2-11
  • Child (Under 1 ) - 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.
Click here for the schedule of upcoming shows.

July & August

Now through August 31 (Please Note: We will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in honor of Labor Day.)
Skeeter Scarecrow's Starry Sky
Daily at 12:30pm
Our narrator is a scarecrow named Skeeter. He tells us how the motion of the Earth causes day and night as we watch the Sun set. 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
Saturday & Sunday at 2:00pm
We take a tour of the planets of our Solar System to learn what is currently known about them. Includes stunning visualizations and some of the latest images from our robotic explorers. The program concludes with a look at our current night sky. Narrated by Kate Mulgrew; Captain Janeway of “Star Trek: Voyager”. Recommended for adults and children 10 and up.

Spirit of America
Saturday & Sunday 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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