Spectacular Shows

Journey across the universe via spectacular shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium!

Online ticket sales for public shows end 24 hours before showtime. Same-day tickets are sold at the Planetarium box office and Museum reception desk. Please note: there is no late seating once a show has begun. If you leave during the show, there is no way to re-enter. Thank you for your cooperation.

Dolphins

From the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the wind-swept seas of Patagonia, go under the water’s surface to meet dolphins of all kinds.

To Fly!

For all ages / Opens Feb. 18

From early balloon flights to 20th-century space missions, soar through the history of flight. 

The Sky Tonight

30 minutes/Ages 5 to adult

This concise tour of the stars, constellations, and planets in the current sky uses new, solid-state lasers to guide you through the magnificent starfield produced by the 46-year-old star projector.

Animals in the Sky

25 min / Ages 2 to 5

Can you find the animals in our sky? Join us for an imaginary trip into the stars to take a look.

Planet Spectacular

For ages 5–8

Let star projector "Carl" take you on a tour of planets and constellations.

Fact or Fiction in Space

For Older Children and Adults

Were the moon landings faked? What are those strange lights? Take a look at the events in modern astronomy that seem almost unbelievable.

Dave Matthews Laser

Saturdays in February at 8:15pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

90s Laser

Saturdays in February at 9:30pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

Led Zeppelin Laser

Saturdays in March at 8:15pm

No children under 5

Radiohead Laser

Saturdays in March at 9:30pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

U2 Laser

Saturdays in April at 8:15pm

No children under 5


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