Spectacular Shows

Journey across the universe via spectacular shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium!

Online ticket sales for public shows end 24 hours before showtime. Same-day tickets are sold at the Planetarium box office and Museum reception desk. Please note: there is no late seating once a show has begun. If you leave during the show, there is no way to re-enter. Thank you for your cooperation.

Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia

This documentary-style film transports you to the dinosaurs’ world with computer graphics a generation beyond Jurassic Park in accuracy and realism.

Aboard the Space Station

For Older Children and Adults

Take a tour of the International Space Station with Commander Peggy Whitson.

The Sky Tonight

30 minutes/Ages 5 to adult

This concise tour of the stars, constellations, and planets in the current sky uses new, solid-state lasers to guide you through the magnificent starfield produced by the 46-year-old star projector.

Animals in the Sky

25 min / Ages 2 to 5

Can you find the animals in our sky? Join us for an imaginary trip into the stars to take a look.

Planet Spectacular

For ages 5–8

Let star projector "Carl" take you on a tour of planets and constellations.

Eclipses 2017 and 2024

Opens July 1 / For older children and adults 

Discover what makes eclipses happen, what to watch for and where to go. 

Led Zeppelin Laser

Saturdays in May at 8:15pm

No children under 5

U2 Laser

Saturdays in May at 9:30pm

No children under 5

Pink Floyd Laser

Saturdays in June at 8:15pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

90s Laser

Saturdays in June at 9:30pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

The Beatles in Laser Light

Saturdays in July at 8:15pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

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