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HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Events



Planetarium Program Schedule
* Click on program title below for more info & trailers
* Programs and show times are subject to change
* Special Program offering on
April 19 and April 21 (Easter Monday).  See below for schedule.

Full Planetarium Program List for Group Reservations

Public program schedule now through April 27

SATURDAY  
12:00 PM - Big Bird's Adventure
4-7 yrs
1:00 PM - Earth, Moon & Sun
7-13 yrs 
2:00 PM - IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System
10 yrs & older
3:00 PM - Night Sky Tour (LIVE)  10 yrs & older
   
SUNDAY  
1:00 PM - Earth, Moon & Sun
7-13 yrs 
2:00 PM - IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System
10 yrs & older
3:00 PM - Night Sky Tour (LIVE) 
 10 yrs & older

Special program offerings on April 19

11:00 am - In My Backyard
12:00 pm - One World, One Sky Big Bird's Adventure
1:00 pm - Earth, Moon & Sun
2:00 pm - IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System
3:00 pm - Night Sky Tour

Special program offerings on April 21
11:00 am - In My Backyard
12:00 pm - One World, One Sky Big Bird's Adventure
1:00 pm - Night Sky Tour
2:00 pm - Our Place in Space
3:00 pm - Earth, Moon & Sun

** Family Fitness Workshop at 11:00 am in the Planetarium

Come join us for some fitness fun as we'll feature active, fun, fitness related activity in our planetarium.  Many of our Family Fitness Workshops will feature outside organizations that are partnering with us throughout the duration of our current exhibition Eat Well, Play Well.  Schedule is subject to change.

Family Fitness Workshops are included with general museum admission.

April 19 - featuring Full Body Health from Family Chiropratic with Dr. Marty Rodgers et al (www.familychiropraticlancaster.com
April 26 - featuring Fi_zi_ka Active Learning (www.fizikagroup.com)

May 3 - featuring Yoga with Spooky Nook Sports (http://www.spookynooksports.com/)
May 10 - featuring Fi_zi_ka Active Learning (www.fizikagroup.com)


GROUP RESERVATIONS

Explore the universe from the arms of the Milky Way galaxy to the distant reaches of observable space! Provide your group with a multi-sensory experience in Central Pennsylvania's largest planetarium as we reveal the stars.  Programs range from 25-45 minutes and groups have the option of a guided tour with a planetarium program or explore the museum on your own with a planetarium program.

Prices begin at $9.00 for students/children and a group rate is available with a reservation.  Please contact Jill Showalter at 291-4371 or
jshowalter@northmuseum.org for more information.  Tentative reservations can be made online HERE.  

 

Full program list available for private group reservations

** Click on program title below for more information and trailers** 

Digital Fulldome Video Programs  Age Recommendation Grade Recommendation 
Big Bird's Adventure  4-7 yrs Pre-K - 2nd 
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity  10 yrs & older  5th & up
Dinosaur Prophecy   8-13 yrs  3rd-8th
Earth, Moon & Sun
 7-11 yrs  2nd - 6th
Earth's Wild Ride   7-13 yrs  2nd & up
IBEX: The Search for the Edge of the Solar System 10 yrs & older
 5th & up
In My Backyard  5-6 yrs
 K-1st
Our Place in Space   6-8 yrs
 1st-3rd
Saturn: Ring World 2    10 yrs & older 5th & up 
Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure 8 yrs & older  3rd & up
Season of Light 10 yrs & older  5th & up
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket   5-9 yrs  K - 4
Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
8 yrs & older 3rd & up 
Live Programs    
Night Sky Tour
6 yrs & older    1st-up 
Planet Hunter (Theatrical performance)
8-11 yrs   3rd-6th