Reserve a Planetarium Show or Event

  • We warmly welcome groups of all kinds to join us for special programs. Consider bringing your school, scout, or church groups, or host a birthday party, science club meeting or science camp at the MSUM planetarium. Choose from live shows presented by a trained lecturer and adapted to fit your needs, or full dome educational movies designed specifically for planetariums, followed by a short live presentation.

    Explore all of our programs in our Show Catalog. If you need assistance selecting a program that best meets your group’s learning needs and interests, please contact us. We’ll do our best to accommodate your date and time requests.

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    Rates for Groups

    Public school groups: $3 per student (Pre-K-12). Teachers and adult chaperones are admitted free. Minimum charge: $75 per show.

    Private and non-school groups: $3 for children (12 & under); $5 for adults, teachers and adult chaperones. Minimum charge: $75 per show.

    Payment for Groups

    Payment (check preferred) is made upon arrival. We accept cash, check and credit card. Please collect all monies in advance and give it to the person operating the show.

    During the Show

    The planetarium is handicapped accessible and holds up to six wheelchairs. Maximum seating is 62. No food or drink is allowed in the planetarium. Encourage use of the restroom before arrival or before the show starts as restroom facilities are limited. Please advise your group to avoid talking loudly and to be considerate of students attending classes in our building. Programs last 50 minutes, including time for questions. Programs for younger audiences can be adapted for shorter attentions.