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ExploraDome Shows


Our popular ExploraDome Theater matinee shows get an evening billing the first Thursday of each month. Soar through the solar system, and see the museum—all in one evening.

Next BIG Thursday showing: March 5, 2015

Shows at: 6:30 p.m. &  7:15 p.m.
Tickets sold separately, purchase in advance online


Back to the Moon for Good will immerse you in the race to return to the Moon 40 years after the historic APollo landings. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration. You'll also learn about the Moon's resources and discover what humanity's future on the Moon might hold. 

In our second show, Zoom! From Earth to the Edge of the Universe, the audience decides where to go in this show, from Earth to the edge of the observable Universe and anywhere in between. The journey will help visitors appreciate the scale of the solar system, Milky Way galaxy and the Universe. Visitors will understand the vast distances separating celestial objects and how these objects change over time.  

Additional public shows are offered Friday - Sunday.  Purchase Tickets Online