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.

To Fly!

For all ages

From early balloon flights to 20th-century space missions, soar through the history of flight. 

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.

Eclipses 2017 and 2024

For older children and adults

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

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.

Aboard the Space Station

Opens March 11 / For Older Children and Adults

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

90s Laser

Saturdays in February at 8:15pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

Led Zeppelin Laser

Saturdays in February at 9:30pm

No children under 5

Radiohead Laser

Saturdays in March at 8:15pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

Dave Matthews Laser

Saturdays in March at 9:30pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

Pink Floyd Laser

Not currently playing - check back soon!

50 minutes/No children under 5

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