Planetarium Shows

Experience a beautiful, realistic, simulated night on our 24-meter dome.

Come visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and see a star show featuring our ZEISS UNIVERSARIUM Model IX projector, the first and only in the Americas to use brilliant, sustainable LEDs. Shows are hourly on the half hour and include a 30-minute Planetarium show in the Orthwein StarBay and a self-guided tour of the Boeing Space Station after the show.

Price

This is a paid experience.

Adults (ages 13-59): $6
Children (ages 2-12) / Seniors (ages 60+): $5
Military: $4
Members: Free

Flight Pass

Up to 30% Savings

1 Virtual Reality Transporter Ticket
1 Motion Simulator or 1 360 Flight Simulator Ride
1 Planetarium Star Show Ticket
$17.95

Flight Passes are available at the Science Center or over the phone. Call us at 314.289.4400 to reserve your passes or purchase them at our Box Office in the main lobby or Planetarium lobby today.

Planetarium SHows

Current Star Show Schedule

Shows are subject to change. Please call ahead at 314.289.4400 to confirm show availability during the times listed.

Wed. Dec 11
Fri. Dec 13
Sat. Dec 14
Sun. Dec 15
Mon. Dec 16
Tue. Dec 17
Wed. Dec 18
Thu. Dec 19
Fri. Dec 20
Sat. Dec 21
Sun. Dec 22
Mon. Dec 23
Tue. Dec 24
Thu. Dec 26
Fri. Dec 27
Sat. Dec 28
Sun. Dec 29
Mon. Dec 30
Tue. Dec 31
Wed. Jan 1
Thu. Jan 2
Fri. Jan 3
Sat. Jan 4
Sun. Jan 5
Mon. Jan 6
Tue. Jan 7
Wed. Jan 8
Thu. Jan 9
Fri. Jan 10
Sat. Jan 11
Sun. Jan 12
Mon. Jan 13
Tue. Jan 14
Wed. Jan 15
Thu. Jan 16
Fri. Jan 17
Sat. Jan 18
Sun. Jan 19
Mon. Jan 20
Tue. Jan 21
Wed. Jan 22
Thu. Jan 23
Fri. Jan 24
Sat. Jan 25
Sun. Jan 26
Mon. Jan 27
Tue. Jan 28
Wed. Jan 29
Thu. Jan 30
Fri. Jan 31
Sat. Feb 1

Wednesday, December 11

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: Mission Mars
11:30 am
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Friday, December 13

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Saturday, December 14

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Sunday, December 15

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
12:30 pm

Monday, December 16

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Tuesday, December 17

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Wednesday, December 18

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Thursday, December 19

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Friday, December 20

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Saturday, December 21

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Sunday, December 22

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
12:30 pm

Monday, December 23

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Tuesday, December 24

Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Thursday, December 26

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Friday, December 27

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
5:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Saturday, December 28

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Sunday, December 29

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
12:30 pm

Monday, December 30

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Tuesday, December 31

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Wednesday, January 01

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Thursday, January 02

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Friday, January 03

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Saturday, January 04

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Sunday, January 05

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
12:30 pm

Monday, January 06

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Tuesday, January 07

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am

Wednesday, January 08

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Thursday, January 09

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am

Friday, January 10

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am

Saturday, January 11

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Sunday, January 12

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
12:30 pm

Monday, January 13

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Tuesday, January 14

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Wednesday, January 15

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Thursday, January 16

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am

Friday, January 17

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am

Saturday, January 18

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Sunday, January 19

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
12:30 pm

Monday, January 20

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Tuesday, January 21

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Wednesday, January 22

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
10:30 am

Thursday, January 23

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am

Friday, January 24

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am

Saturday, January 25

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm
Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky: Tonight
11:30 am
3:30 pm
The Little Star That Could
Planetarium: The Little Star That Could
10:30 am
Campfire Star Stories
Planetarium: Campfire Star Stories
12:30 pm

Sunday, January 26

Planetarium: Live Sky: Moon
2:30 pm
Planetarium: Live Sky: The Constellations
1:30 pm