Our newly updated, full-dome planetarium transports visitors across space and time in a variety of amazing adventures. Voyage to the furthest reaches of our galaxy to examine black holes, stars and planets; travel back in time to investigate ancient civilizations; or visit the deepest parts of our oceans and explore an active coral reef!
The Space Theater shows are included in general admission price. Seating capacity is 90 people per showing.
|Tuesday – Saturday|
|11:00 am – Adventures of the Cardboard Rocket|
|12:00 pm – Zula Patrol|
|1:00 pm – Mayan Archeoastronomy|
|2:00 pm – Forces of Nature|
|3:00 pm – From Earth to Universe|
|1:00 pm – Adventures of the Cardboard Rocket|
|2:00 pm – Mayan Archeoastronomy|
|3:00 pm – From Earth to Universe|
Showing Tuesday-Saturday at 12:00 Noon.
A research mission gone awry, an interplanetary villain and a tour of the solar system are all featured in this animated full-dome film based on the award-winning PBS television series. Viewers join the Zula Patrol as they gather samples of weather for scientist Multo’s research. As the Zula Patrol attempt to stop Dark Truder’s nefarious plan to become ruler of the universe, visitors will explore and compare the types of weather found on each planet in our solar system and discover the elements which combine to create weather.
Showing Tuesday-Saturday at 2:00 pm
Get up close and personal to nature’s most powerful and extreme forces.
Cameras capture erupting volcanoes, devastating earthquakes, and powerful storms as a team of scientists travel the world in an attempt to figure out what causes these dangerous, yet undeniably thrilling natural occurrences.
Putting their lives on the line in the name of scientific discovery, these experts forge their way through volcanic flows, along treacherous fault lines, and in cars heading straight into a raging tornado.
Showing Tuesday-Saturday at 11:00 am, and Sunday at 1:00pm
Embark on an amazing expedition as students join two children who build a rocket out of a refrigerator box and take a fantastic journey through the Solar System alongside their ship’s navigator, a talking astronomy book. Viewers will explore the planets of the solar system in this animated feature.
Showing Tuesdays- Sunday at 3:00 pm
The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. This stunning, 30-minute voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the worlds in the Solar System and our scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe takes the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
Showing Tuesday- Saturday at 1:00 pm, and Sunday at 2:00pm
A unique planetarium show intertwining science and mythology, transporting the viewer on a poetic journey describing the way Mayans viewed and understood the Universe.
The feast of colours and sounds makes for an artistic interpretation of the Universe that will not easily be forgotten. Stunning 360° visuals create the impression of being inside a beautiful stylized painting.
The film includes a tour of six Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak. The importance of the orientation of the temples in relation to the movements of the Sun, Moon and Venus is vividly depicted.