Planetarium Public Shows

  • A wide variety of regularly scheduled public shows exploring the night sky will tantalize your curiosity and let you escape to another world. MSUM planetarium shows are affordable, family-friendly and offered year-round.

    All public shows are presented in the MSUM planetarium, located on campus.

    The Weather

    The Weather: Use your senses to explore the weather

    Connect children to the weather around them by encouraging them to use their senses to observe weather. This program introduces basic cloud types and how they are associated with specific weather conditions; weather forecasting, terms and equipment; and features of the water cycle.

    April 7 - May 19 | Saturdays, 11 a.m.

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    Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

    Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

    This visually stunning program intertwines science and mythology to take the viewer on a poetic journey through six different Mayan archaeological sites, and shows how they viewed and understood the universe throughout their history. This artistic interpretation of the Universe makes for a journey that will not be forgotten.

    April 8 - May 20 | Sundays, 2 p.m.

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    Solar System Explorers Program

    NEW! Solar System Explorers Program

    Grab your space passport and take a journey through our solar system visiting new planets each month. Solar System Explorers will be able to visit each planet and get a planet sticker for your passport. Fill in all the planets and you become an official Solar System Explorer!

    Tour 4: Dwarf Planets & Moons, final tour (SS Explorers Awards)
    April 21, 10 a.m. | April 22, 3 p.m.

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