December 5-23Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 7 pm and Sunday 2 pm
Get in the holiday spirit! "Season of Light" traces the history of many of the world's December holiday customs, recounting the historical, religious and cultural rituals practiced during the time of winter solstice. It also takes a look at some of our more light-hearted seasonal traditions.
January 11 - March 9Saturday 11 am and Sunday 2 pm
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.
January 13 - March 10Monday 7 pm
The interstellar boundary is the last frontier of the solar system.Join two inquisitive teenagers as they voyage with NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer spacecraft to get an in-depth look at the mission and some of the challenges of space science.
March 29 - May 17Saturday 11 am
This spring, our new MSUM production for children looks at Mars the Red Planet. Mars has intrigued human beings for decades. Learn about the history of Mars exploration as well as the latest findings from the Mars Curiosity Rover.
March 30 - May 19
Sunday 2 pm and Monday 7 pm
Explore the wonderful world of color. Why is the sky blue and Mars red? What color was a dinosaur? Take an amazing journey through the world around us and the universe under a rainbow of cosmic light. After the show we will take a look at the spring sky using our amazing digital projector.
The Planetarium is located in Bridges Hall, Room 167. Please call 218.477.2920 with questions.
The Regional Science Center and Planetarium offer a variety of programs for schools, groups, and the public. Check them out below.
MSUM Planetarium Programs
Buffalo River Site Programs
Water Quality Testing Network
Why Not Winter
State Park Summer Naturalist Program