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.

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 human body. Learn about the hazards of space exploration through “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!

10.18.19 | 7 — 8:30 p.m.

PLANETARIUM NIGHT LIVE PRESENTS FERMI AND THE FILTER: WHY DON’T YOU KNOW ANY ALIENS?

MOSH and the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium present Planetarium Night Live! Expand your mind and go on an exploration of cosmic phenomena during immersive, live discussions & demonstrations.

Join us on October 18, 2019 at 7 p.m. as Planetarium Night Live! presents “Fermi and the Filter: Why Don’t You Know Any Aliens?” Maybe it’s the prime directive – “Don’t interfere with developing civilizations.” Maybe it’s that space travel is too hard and NO intelligences have cracked the problem yet. Maybe it’s that all intelligences move into digital universes of their own making. Maybe it’s something more sinister. Astrophysicists have shown that you should know an alien by now. Why don’t you? Explore aliens through what’s known as the Fermi Paradox.

Suggested for ages 13 and up.

$5 for Museum Members  |  $10 non-members

12.20.19 | 7 — 8:30 p.m.

PLANETARIUM NIGHT LIVE PRESENTS ISLANDS IN THE SKY

MOSH and the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium present Planetarium Night Live! Expand your mind and go on an exploration of cosmic phenomena during immersive, live discussions & demonstrations. 

Join us on December 20, 2019 at 7 p.m. as Planetarium Night Live! presents “Islands in the Sky.” Early on, modern astronomers believed the Milky Way was the universe. Later, they were stunned to find other “Island Universes” through their improved telescopes. What have we learned since then about these picturesque and complex islands in the sky—the galaxies.

Suggested for ages 13 and up.

$5 for Museum Members  |  $10 non-members

02.21.20 | 7 — 8:30 p.m.

PLANETARIUM NIGHT LIVE PRESENTS FROM ATOM TO ASHES: THE LIVES OF STARS

MOSH and the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium present Planetarium Night Live! Expand your mind and go on an exploration of cosmic phenomena during immersive, live discussions & demonstrations. 

Join us on February 21, 2020 at 7 p.m. as Planetarium Night Live! presents “From Atoms to Ashes: The Lives of Stars.” Trace the lives of stars as they grow from wee, tantrum-throwing babies to old, bloated, gassy, red versions of themselves. You’ll need to make room in your mind for deep time, solar system-sterilizing explosions, and ecosystems the size of galaxies.

Suggested for ages 13 and up.

$5 for Museum Members  |  $10 non-members

COSMIC CONCERTS

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