DOME SHOWTIMES

Sorry, no 3:00 show today (9-16)

Dome Sept New Shows Wb Rev2

SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE

(NOTE: Museum is closed on Mondays) 

Tuesday - Thursday

  •  11:30 am – Earth, Moon, and Sun
  •  1:00 pm – Birth of Planet Earth (new show)
  •  2:00 pm – The Sky Tonight 
  •  3:00 pm – Dinosaurs vs. Asteroids (new show)

Friday

  •  11:30 am – Earth, Moon, and Sun
  •   1:00 pm – Birth of Planet Earth (new show)
  •   2:00 pm – The Sky Tonight 
  •   3:00 pm – Dinosaurs vs. Asteroids (new show)
  •   4:00 pm – Birth of Planet Earth (new show)

Saturday

  •  10:30 am – One World, One Sky with Big Bird & Elmo (young kids show)
  •  11:30 am – Earth, Moon, and Sun
  •   1:00 pm – Birth of Planet Earth (new show)
  •   2:00 pm – The Sky Tonight 
  •   3:00 pm – Dinosaurs vs. Asteroids (new show)
  •   4:00 pm – Birth of Planet Earth (new show)

Sunday

  •  1:00 pm – Birth of Planet Earth (new show)
  •  2:00 pm – The Sky Tonight 
  •  3:00 pm – Dinosaurs vs. Asteroids (new show)
  •  4:00 pm – Birth of Planet Earth (new show)

SHOW DESCRIPTIONS

One World, One Sky with Big Bird & Elmo (young kids show)

Join Big Bird & Elmo as they learn about the sky and take an imaginary trip to the Moon. (recorded show, 30 min)

Earth, Moon, and Sun

Join Coyote as he explores the cycles and science of our planet, our moon, and our star. (recorded show, 30 min)

Birth of Planet Earth (new show)

How did Earth become a living planet in the wake of our solar system’s violent birth, and what does its history tell us about our chances of finding other worlds that are truly Earth-like? (recorded show, 30 min)

The Sky Tonight 

Hop through constellations, learn cool star names, and discover where the moon and planets will be in the sky tonight in this live presentation. (live show, 30 min)

Dinosaurs vs. Asteroids (new show)

Spoiler alert: the dinos lose. In this live show, we’ll follow the clues that reveal how a giant asteroid impact 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs. Then we’ll follow along with NASA’s ongoing OSIRIS-REx mission as it returns samples from the most potentially hazardous asteroid currently known. After all that, we’ll fly our Digistar-spaceship to anywhere in the cosmos you’d like to go… (live show, 30 min)