Bryan-Gooding Planetarium

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 the front desk at a cost of $5 per person, per program. Admission to First Friday Cosmic Concerts is $10 per concert for non-members and $5 per concert for members.

CURRENT PLANETARIUM SHOWS

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!

Mondays — Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Kick back and relax as laser lights and images dance around the Planetarium dome set to music.

Mondays — 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.

The exploration of space is humankind’s greatest endeavor. 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.

Visitors will join our planetarium educator in a journey across the sky as bright stars, asterisms, constellations and other surprises are identified and discussed.

Daily at 2 p.m.

Join an adventure in space as you learn the truth behind some common misconceptions about our Earth and its relationship with the moon and sun.

Daily at 3 p.m.

While on a routine fossil hunting expedition, the Zula Patrol discover that someone’s been dumping trash in Earth’s prehistoric past! On their mission to catch the culprit, they learn all about the formation and development of Earth and its inhabitants.

Fridays — Sundays at 4 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.

Fridays & Saturdays at 5 p.m.

PLANETARIUM NIGHT LIVE!

08.16.19 | 7 — 8:30 p.m.

PLANETARIUM NIGHT LIVE PRESENTS FROM DECADENT TO DESTITUTE: HOW MARS WENT BAD

MOSH and the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium present Planetarium Night Live!, a new program that will allow you to expand your mind and go on an exploration of cosmic phenomena during immersive, live discussions & demonstrations.

Join us on August 16, 2019 at 7 p.m. as Planetarium Night Live! presents From Decadent to Destitute: How Mars Went Bad. Learn the latest science on how Mars, a planet with so much potential early on, lost it all. Now it is a forbidding planet. How’d it get that way and what does its future look like?

Suggested for ages 13 and up.

$5 for Museum Members  |  $10 non-members

COSMIC CONCERTS

08.02.19

BEACH BOYS  |  7 p.m.

Music of the Beach Boys
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Song Line-up:

Surfin’ Safari

Fun Fun Fun

I Get Around

Barbara Ann

Kokomo

Sloop John B

Wouldn’t It Be Nice

California Girls

Surfin’ U.S.A.

Good Vibrations

GENESIS  |  8 p.m.

Music of Genesis
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Song Line-up:

Turn It On Again – Genesis

Invisible Touch – Genesis

Sledgehammer – Peter Gabriel

Tonight, Tonight, Tonight – Genesis

Land of Confusion – Genesis

Mama – Genesis

Sussudio – Genesis

Follow You, Follow Me – Genesis

In The Air Tonight – Phil Collins

Abacab – Genesis

RUSH  |  9 p.m.

Music of Rush
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Song Line-up:

YYZ

Fly By Night

Closer to the Heart

Freewill

Trees

Big Money

Spirit of Radio

Tom Sawyer

2112

WISH YOU WERE HERE  |  10 p.m.

Album by Pink Floyd
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Song Line-up:

Shine On You Crazy Diamond Parts I-V

Welcome to the Machine

Have a Cigar

Wish You Were Here

Shine On You Crazy Diamond Parts VI-IX

09.06.19

LASER MAGIC  |  7 p.m.

Various music from the 50’s to the 90’s
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Song Line-up:

Santorini – Yanni

Godzilla – Blue Oyster Cult

Love Gets Me Every Time – Shania Twain

Men in Black – Will Smith

Heart Goes On – Celine Dion

Storms in Africa – Enya

Money (edit) – Pink Floyd

Semi Charmed Life – 3rd Eye Blind

Time Warp Medley

  • Time Warp – Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Jailhouse Rock – Elvis
  • Yakety Yak – The Coasters
  • Satisfaction (I Can’t Get No) – Rolling Stones
  • Stop! In the Name of Love – The Supremes
  • Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin
  • Stayin’ Alive- Bee Gee’s
  • What I Like About You – The Romantics
  • Let’s Go Crazy – Prince

Candle in the Wind (Diana) – Elton John

Don’t Speak – No Doubt

The Hunter – Bjork

I Love Rock and Roll – Joan Jett

Rock Lobster – B-52’s

Tub Thumper – Chumbawumba

LASER RETRO  |  8 p.m.

New Wave music of the 80’s
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Song Line-up:

Lunatic Fringe – Red Ryder

Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Tears for Fears

One Thing Leads to Another – The Fixx

Message in a Bottle – The Police

Blue Monday – New Order

Rio – Duran Duran

Life in a Northern Town – The Dream Academy

Never Let Me Down Again – Depeche Mode

Sweet Dreams – Eurythmics

Just Like Heaven – The Cure

She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby

Birds Fly (Whispers to a Scream) – Icicle Works

New Sensation – INXS

Relax – Frankie Goes to Hollywood

LASEROCK  |  9 p.m.

70’s and 80’s rock music
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Song Line-up:

Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne

Juke Box Here – Foreigner

Ramble On – Led Zeppelin

Suffragette City – David Bowie

Long Distance Runaround – Yes

La Grange – ZZ Top

In the Beginning – ELP

Tonight Tonight Tonight – Genesis

YYZ – Rush

Ace of Spades – Motorhead

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON  |  10 p.m.

Album by Pink Floyd
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Song Line-up:

Speak to Me

Breathe

On the Run

Time

The Great Gig in the Sky

Money

Us and Them

Any Colour You Like

Brain Damage

Eclipse

10.04.19

FRIGHT LIGHT  |  7 p.m.

Halloween-themed music
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Song Line-up:

Thriller – Michael Jackson

Godzilla – Blue Oyster Cult

Monster Mash

Purple People Eater

Boris the Spider – The Who

Enter Sandman – Metallica

Men in Black – Will Smith

Radioactive Hamsters – Weird Al

Fire Starter – Prodigy

Deadman’s Party – Oingo Boingo

Iron Man – Black Sabbath

Another Brick in the Wall pt 2 – Pink Floyd

Push It – Garbage

Frankenstein – Edgar Winters Group

Devil Went Down to Georgia (Clean) – Charlie Daniels Band

Feed My Frankenstein – Alice Cooper

FRIGHT LIGHT  |  8 p.m.

Halloween-themed music
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Song Line-up:

Thriller – Michael Jackson

Godzilla – Blue Oyster Cult

Monster Mash

Purple People Eater

Boris the Spider – The Who

Enter Sandman – Metallica

Men in Black – Will Smith

Radioactive Hamsters – Weird Al

Fire Starter – Prodigy

Deadman’s Party – Oingo Boingo

Iron Man – Black Sabbath

Another Brick in the Wall pt 2 – Pink Floyd

Push It – Garbage

Frankenstein – Edgar Winters Group

Devil Went Down to Georgia (Clean) – Charlie Daniels Band

Feed My Frankenstein – Alice Cooper

LASER X  |  9 p.m.

Mostly 90’s metal
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Song Line-up:

Lost – Stabbing Westward

Bulls on Parade – Rage Against the Machine

Zero – Smashing Pumpkins

Park Avenue – Girls Against Boys

Monkey Wrench – Foo Fighters

Would? – Alice in Chains

Push It – Garbage

Sunshower – Chris Cornell

Shame – Stabbing Westward

Guilty – Gravity Kills

Block Rockin’ Beats – Chemical Brothers

Du Hast – Rammstien

More Human Than Human – White Zombie

THE WALL  |  10 p.m.

Album by Pink Floyd
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Song Line-up:

In the Flesh

The Thin Ice

Another Brick in the Wall pt 1

Happiest Days of Our Lives

Another Brick in the Wall pt 2

Mother

Goodbye Blue Sky

Empty Spaces

Young Lust

Another Brick in the Wall pt 3

Hey You

Comfortably Numb

Stop!

The Trial

Run Like Hell

11.01.19

DANCE OF LIGHT  |  7 p.m.

Classical music
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Song Line-up:

O Fortuna

Sleeping Beauty

The Four Seasons: Spring

March from the Nutcracker

In the Hall of the Mountain King

Trepak from the Nutcracker

Bolero

Romeo and Juliet

Sabre Dance

Swan Lake

Rodeo- Hoe Down

TRIBUTE  |  8 p.m.

Various songs from musicians no longer with us
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Song Line-up:

Beat It – Michael Jackson

Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix

Neon Knights – Dio

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis

Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Imagine – John Lennon

Space Oddity – David Bowie

I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston

Break on Through (To the Other Side) – The Doors

Let’s Go Crazy – Prince

METALLICA |  9 p.m.

Music of Metallica
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Song Line-up:

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ain’t My Bitch

One

Fuel

Nothing Else Matters

Master of Puppets

Unforgiven II

Sad But True

Enter Sandman

WISH YOU WERE HERE  |  10 p.m.

Album by Pink Floyd
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Song Line-up:

Shine On You Crazy Diamond Parts I-V

Welcome to the Machine

Have a Cigar

Wish You Were Here

Shine On You Crazy Diamond Parts VI-IX

12.06.19

LASER HOLIDAY  |  7 p.m.

Winter holiday themed music
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Song Line-up:

Sleigh Ride

Joy to the World

Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Christmas Time

Silent Night

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Jingle Bell Rock

We Three Kings

Deck the Halls

Peanuts Theme

Sleigh Ride

White Christmas

Christmas Song

Winter Wonderland

Let it Snow

All I want for Christmas is You

Carol of the Bells

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

LASER HOLIDAY  |  8 p.m.

Winter holiday themed music
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Song Line-up:

Sleigh Ride

Joy to the World

Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Christmas Time

Silent Night

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Jingle Bell Rock

We Three Kings

Deck the Halls

Peanuts Theme

Sleigh Ride

White Christmas

Christmas Song

Winter Wonderland

Let it Snow

All I want for Christmas is You

Carol of the Bells

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

QUEEN  |  9 p.m.

Music of Queen
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Song Line-up:

One Vision

Killer Queen

Another One Bites the Dust

Tie Your Mother Down

Somebody to Love

Fat Bottom Girls

Princes of the Universe

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

We Will Rock You

We Are the Champions

Bohemian Rhapsody

The Show Must Go On

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON  |  10 p.m.

Album by Pink Floyd
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Song Line-up:

Speak to Me

Breathe

On the Run

Time

The Great Gig in the Sky

Money

Us and Them

Any Colour You Like

Brain Damage

Eclipse