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  • Planetarium
  • Planetarium

  • Shows & Events

    Now Showing

    One World One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

    January 10 - February 22

    Saturdays: 11 am | Sundays: 2 pm
    (Fulldome Movie) All Ages

    One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color as the furry friends watch the stars twinkle over Sesame Street. Children attending the show can interact as they watch, draw constellations and count the time it takes the sun to set. The show aims to nurture a child's natural sense of wonder about the night sky while forging cross-cultural connections, and bridging kids across nations through a common bond in learning about the sky together.

    Cosmic Colors: An Adventure Along the Spectrum

    January 12 – February 23, 2015

    Mondays at 7 pm

    Enjoy a wondrous journey through the world of color and beyond! Discover why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Tour the interior of a plant leaf, voyage through a human eye, then step into the invisible universe as you investigate x-rays by taking on a monstrous black hole. Explore the amazing rainbow of cosmic light through Cosmic Colors.


    Coming Soon!

    LaserFest 2015

    February 26 – March 8 (2 weeks ONLY)

    Come rock out under the dome in an experience like none other in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Treat your senses to pulsing beats, incredible imagery and dazzling laser light effects. Featuring music from over five decades, hearts, eyes and ears will enjoy the dazzling colors and laser art set to a collection of musical delights in an immersive visual environment. From Rock to Pop, Metal to Alternative there is sure to be something for the whole family! *Special event pricing

    The Stars of PBS

    Sunday, February 22nd | 1 pm - 5 pm

    With Special Guests: Daniel Tiger from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood | Scorch MSUM's Mascot
    Come meet Daniel Tiger, star of the PBS show: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and the MSUM Planetarium Show: The Sky Above Mr. Roger's Neighborhood.  PBS will be on hand with activities and resources for families and the planetarium will alternate showings of One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure and The Sky Above Mr. Roger's Neighborhood. Sign up for a chance to win free planetarium passes and more!

    The Planetarium will have the following show times for this event*
    The Sky Above Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood- 1 pm & 3 pm
    One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure- 2 pm & 4 pm
    *Regular admission prices apply


    A new, full dome planetarium experience from the Michigan Science Center.
    Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millennia, but is now threatening our technology and way of life.  Travel to the distant future to discover our sun’s connection to the universe’s cosmic cycle of life and death.
    Educator Resources | Teacher Resources

    Admission* (cash or check only)

    • $5.00 - General Admission
    • $2.50 - Children (12 & under), Seniors (62 & over) and Tri-College Students

    *Prices for special events vary.  Check show details for prices.

    The Planetarium is located in Bridges Hall, Room 167. Please call 218.477.2920 with questions.