Public Shows.

Public planetarium shows, featuring the Digistar 6 projector, are scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M., and Sundays at 4:00 P.M. There is also a special show designed for families on Sundays at 2:30 P.M.

Admission prices for all shows are:

  • Adults, $4.50
  • Students and senior citizens, $4.00
  • Children (age 12 and under), $3.50

Show tickets are not sold in advance. Ticket sales begin 30 minutes before posted showtimes.

A current sky talk, using the Digistar projector, will follow all shows. Outdoor observing is held after evening shows as sky conditions permit. Telescopes in front of Abrams Planetarium offer views of selected astronomical objects.

Family Show.

Sundays 2:30 p.m.

The story about an average yellow star on a search for planets of his own to warm and protect. Along his way, he encounters other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars can combine to form clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets, and each is introduced to audiences along with basic information about the Solar System.

Feature Show.

Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 4:00 p.m.

For thousands of years, Africans have used their knowledge of the sky to build their societies, shape their spiritual lives, and meet their physical needs for survival. Skywatchers of Africa highlights the diversity of African astronomy, examines cultural uses of the sky that developed throughout history, and celebrates our shared human experience.

We also offer Sensory Friendly versions of our shows, click here for more information.

Click here to find 2017-2018 Abrams Planetarium event schedule.

Before you visit the Abrams Planetarium, take a virtual tour of our building: