A galaxy appears on dome screen inside the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium with text: 150 years

Planetarium Shows for Summer Groups

Tour the cosmos and beyond in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium

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Immerse yourself in a journey through space and time in our breathtaking 120 seat Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium. From the comfort of a plush reclining seat, you’ll feel like you’re flying through Earth’s atmosphere to the far reaches of the universe.


Summer Youth Groups are welcome to reserve seats. Our offerings are:

9:30–10:05am:  The Zula Patrol (ages 4–8) available Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays OR

       Minnesota Night Skies (ages 8+) available Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

Zula Patrol animated characters

The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather

Recommended for ages 4–8
The heroes of the intergalactic Zula Patrol are on an expedition collecting samples of weather for scientist Multo’s research. Along the way they learn about weather on Earth and on other planets. This program explores what weather is and some of the many forms it can take.

Orion constellation

Minnesota Night Skies

Recommended for ages 8+
Join our planetarium staff as we take a look at the sky above Minnesota, including seasonal constellations, the Moon, and visible planets. There’s something in the sky for everyone.