ExploraDome theater at a community event

Traveling ExploraDome

We bring the universe to you

Get the ExploraDome experience in your community by booking our traveling geodome theater at your school or venue of choice.

Booking a visit

Our live and interactive programs can be brought to your school or location of choice in our traveling ExploraDome. Schedule multiple grades (PreK-12) and a variety of programs on the same day. Contact us to schedule your next education experience at bellgroups@umn.edu or 612-626-9660.

Standard Rate: $200 per hour
Length: 6-10 shows per day, shows can vary in length to accommodate your schedule
Group Size: 32 people/show

  1. Ensure your facility can meet the visit requirements needed to house the dome.
  2. Review our program descriptions at the tab here or request a custom lesson to meet your needs.
  3. Check our Google Calendar for ExploraDome availability. Reservations must be made at least three weeks before the visit. Availability for visits outside of the Twin Cities metro may be limited beyond what is on the calendar.
  4. Email us at bellgroups@umn.edu or call (612) 626-9660 with the following information:
    School/organization name
    Choice of dates
    Contact information
  5. Once final program details are finalized, we’ll send you a visit agreement for signature.
  6. Download materials to prepare your students for the visit.

Winter travel policy
We may postpone a visit due to extreme weather conditions. These decisions are made based on the National Weather Service’s alert system and local school closings. We will use the contact number you provide to notify you in the event of a postponement, and will reschedule the visit at no cost.

Please check back this fall for scholarship details for the 2018-2019 school year.