Experience The Night
The sky overhead is always changing, and so is our show! Relax under the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere, and we guarantee you will always see something new.
This live show will explore:
- The stars and constellations currently visible above St. Louis
- Location and characteristics of visible planets
- Current and upcoming celestial phenomena like meteor showers, planetary conjunctions, and comets
- Current events and space news
Teachers: This show is recommended for all ages and can be tailored to fit a particular age group.
Members can get their free tickets to the Planetarium by logging in online.
Star Show Pricing
This is a paid experience.
|Children (ages 2-12)||$5|
|Adults (ages 13-59)||$6|
|Seniors (ages 60+)||$5|
Monday, December 06
Saturday, December 18
The Planetarium Entrance in Forest Park is currently closed. Please park and enter at 5050 Oakland Avenue.
Star Shows take place in the Star Bay, the 2nd floor, of the Planetarium. Access is available through the stairs or elevator from the main Planetarium lobby.
Due to the dark nature of the planetarium, late admittance or reentry is not permitted. Please arrive on time for your Star Show.
Members stargaze for free.
Love the Planetarium? Become a Science Center member and watch star shows for free with every visit, as well as get a full year of additional members-only benefits.
Plus, members help support the Science Center and our mission to make science learning open to everyone.
Elevators and ramps serve all public areas of the McDonnell Planetarium.
We also offer hearing assist devices for Planetarium star shows. When ordering tickets, please let your reservationist know you’re interested in a hearing assist device, or speak with a Planetarium team member before your program begins.
With advance notice, the Planetarium offers Feeling the Stars, a custom tactile program for visitors with vision impairments that pairs with The Little Star That Could.