Public Shows.

Public planetarium shows, featuring the Digistar 5 projector, are scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M., and Sundays at 4:00 P.M. There is also a special show designed for families on Sundays at 2:30 P.M.

Admission prices for all shows are:

  • Adults, $4.00
  • Students and senior citizens, $3.50
  • Children (age 12 and under), $3.00

Abrams Planetarium does not accept credit or debit cards.

A current sky talk, using the Digistar projector, will follow all shows. Outdoor observing is held after evening shows as sky conditions permit. Telescopes in front of Abrams Planetarium offer views of selected astronomical objects.

Family Show.

Sundays 2:30 p.m.

Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes-a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive down the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms at Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose?


Feature Show.

Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 4:00 p.m.

For thousands of years, Africans have used their knowledge of the sky to build their societies, shape their spiritual lives, and meet their physical needs for survival. Skywatchers of Africa highlights the diversity of African astronomy, examines cultural uses of the sky that developed throughout history, and celebrates our shared human experience.

Click here to find 2015-2016 Abrams Planetarium event schedule.