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.

Join children's entertainer Fred Penner as he explores things large and small, from the colors of the rainbow, to the reasons for the seasons. Through the use of entertaining songs and immersive environments, children are encouraged to participate while learning about the planets, constellations, meteors, the moon and more.


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.