Shows are limited to a maximum of 20 audience members. Audience members must follow MSU COVID safety rules while attending. According to MSU guidelines, all individuals are required to wear CDC recommended masks indoors beginning August 1, 2021 in all campus buildings and other MSU facilities in East Lansing and throughout the state. Six feet spacing must be observed between groups from different households.
The Abrams Planetarium offers sensory friendly shows on the third Sunday (April 2022 will be the fourth Sunday) of every month at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. These shows will run with the lights up, the sound down, and the theater doors open so people can move about as needed. We also provide a place to "chill out" in our lobby. All shows include a live star talk about what is up in the sky that night. We will include a short break between the main show and star talk. Information about what to expect during the show will be provided when you purchase tickets.
Admission prices for all shows are:
Show tickets are not sold in advance. Ticket sales begin 30 minutes prior to showtime. All shows include a current sky talk and last about an hour.
Private Shows are available for $100 ($80 for Members). Private shows are limited to 20 people. You can choose any show in our library. All shows last about an hour and include a live star talk about what is up in the night sky. To book please call us at (517) 355-4676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with 3 choices of date and time, the show you would like to book, the number of households coming and the number of people per household so we can set up seating appropriately.
The Abrams Planetarium sensory friendly show schedule for Fall 2021 through Summer 2022. Each show is approximately 60 minutes long; a 30 minute recorded portion followed by a 30 minute live presentation of the current evening sky.