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The King of Dinosaurs

Planetarium Shows

Shows are $5/ticket with Museum admission.
Member tickets are always free!
Every planetarium show includes a live star show presented by a Museum astronomer. Look at the sky over Cleveland and identify stars, planets and constellations. A Q&A session follows.

BEAR TAILS TALES

Live original children's show July 1 through August 31
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11:30 am; Saturday 1 pm, 3 pm; Sunday 3 pm
The Big and Little Dippers are actually part of dot-to-dot star outlines of bears. Hey there bear, why the long tail?


PLUTO REVEALED

Live original seasonal show July 1 through August 31
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2:30 pm; Wednesday 8 pm; Saturday Noon, 2 pm; Sunday 2 pm
85 years after Pluto’s discovery, the spacecraft New Horizons is set to encounter the small icy world and its attendant five moons. Stay tuned!


STAR BABIES

First Saturday of each month 10:30 am
Star Babies gives children 4 and younger a gentle, 15-minute introduction to the planetarium and the wonders of the night sky.
*$3 per person, members and children under 2 are free.
 

ONE WORLD, ONE SKY: BIG BIRD’S ADVENTURE

Saturday 11 am; Sunday 1 pm
Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the Moon, discovering how different it is from Earth. Children can interact as they watch; drawing constellations and counting the time it takes the Sun to set.
 

LIFE: A COSMIC STORY

Monday and Wednesday 2:30 pm; Saturday 4 pm; Sunday 4 pm
Narrated by two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster, Life begins in a grove of towering redwoods. From there, “shrink” dramatically to enter a single redwood leaf and then a cell, learning that redwoods are composed of the same basic molecules as all other organisms on Earth. Take a journey through time and witness key events since the Big Bang that set the stage for life.