Suits-Bueche Planetarium

 

Gaze into a star-filled sky and experience the cosmos in an immersive 30-foot dome.

 

An official NASA Space Place, the Suits-Bueche Planetarium welcomes thousands of visitors annually. It features a high-definition digital projector and a GOTO Chronos Star Machine, one of only a handful in the US, that displays 8,500 stars and 24 constellations as seen from any location on Earth. Planetarium shows are offered daily, and are presented by a live operator.

 

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure takes viewers on a journey with Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, to discover the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon. Best for ages 7 and under and their families.

Length: 30 minutes

Showtimes: Tuesday–Friday: 2 pm, Saturday: 12 pm: Sunday 1 pm.

 

Sunstruck travels back to the beginning of time to experience the birth of the Sun. Viewers discover how it came to support life, how it threatens life as we know it, and how its energy will one day fade away. Best for ages 6 and up.

Length: 45 minutes

Showtimes: Tuesday–Friday: 3 pm, Saturday: 1 pm, Sunday: 2 pm.

 

Phantom of the Universe follows the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe. It immerses audiences in a search for dark matter and features up-close views of the Big Bang and the emergent cosmos.

Best for ages 6 and up.

Length: 45 minutes

Showtimes: Tuesday–Friday: 4 pm, Saturday: 2 pm, Sunday: 3 pm.

 

Planetarium Tickets are $6.50.

 

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled show begins.