The Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, one of the largest single-lens planetariums in the United States, uses cutting edge technology to bring the night skies to life and entertain visitors of all ages.
Programs are immersive productions about deep space exploration, our dynamic planet and the human experience connecting it all.
Daily live presentations are led by knowledgeable planetarium Educators piloting MOSH’s digital projection system.
Please note: General admission includes entry into one Planetarium program. Additional Planetarium tickets may be purchased at a cost of $5 per person, per program. Admission to First Friday Cosmic Concerts is $5.
Elmo and Big Bird meet a new friend – HuHu Zhu who lives far, far away in China. The friends soon discover that despite the distance, they still see the same stars in the night sky!
Saturday at 11 a.m.
Trace the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass – using two pieces of glass – to NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
Daily at 3 p.m.
Join MOSH educators as they lead you on a journey to understand our night sky. Planetarium technology has changed a lot over the past 10 years, with programs becoming more sophisticated and immersive. And while the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium is proud to have the latest in digital audio-visual capabilities, we have not forgotten the fundamental purpose of a planetarium: depicting a realistic night sky.
Daily at 2 p.m.
Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse take you on a lighthearted, animated journey of the myths and stories associated with the fall constellations of Perseus the Hero and Andromeda the Princess. Learn about Cepheus the King, Cassiopeia the Queen, and Cetus the Sea Monster along the way!
Friday – Sunday at 4 p.m.
The exploration of space is humankind’s greatest endeavor. Some ventures, however, are grueling on human bodies. Go on an incredible voyage to discover what it takes to be an astronaut as you experience a rocket launch from inside the body of “Chad,” our test astronaut.
Daily at 1 p.m.
This live interactive program explores our solar system. From the planets to the sun and from comets to asteroids, we will embark on a journey of exploration and discovery.
Friday and Saturday at 5 p.m.
Watch as laser lights and colors dance on the Planetarium dome forming captivating images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
Saturdays at 12 p.m.
*NOTICE: Planetarium shows, laser shows, and light effects may cause seizures in certain individuals. If you have any concerns or questions about the show’s content or nature, please ask the operator/educator before the program begins.