Live Sky Tonight

About

Your Sky…TONIGHT

Relax under the clearest night sky in St. Louis as our skilled presenters lead you on tour of the best the night has to offer. This live show is different every time, so stop back again to discover the changing stars, planets, and other celestial events visible from your own backyard.

Average Show Length: 40-45 minutes

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Price

This is a paid experience.
Adults (ages 13-59): $6, $7 for premium star shows
Children (ages 2-12) / Seniors (ages 60+): $5, $6 for premium star shows
Military: $4
Members: Free

Same-day tickets for Planetarium shows are available online, at the Science Center, or by calling our box office at 314.289.4400. Prices may vary depending on shows. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.

Overview

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.

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Star Show Pricing

This is a paid experience.

Ages

Price
Members FREE*
Children (ages 2-12) $5
Adults (ages 13-59) $6
Seniors (ages 60+) $5
Military $4

Up to 8 Free tickets every day based on membership level
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SHOWTIMES

Sat. Sep 26
Sun. Sep 27
Mon. Sep 28

Saturday, September 26

Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky Tonight
11:30 am
3:15 pm

Sunday, September 27

Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky Tonight
11:30 am
3:15 pm

Monday, September 28

Night Sky
Planetarium: Live Sky Tonight
11:30 am
3:15 pm
Location

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.

Membership

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.

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Accessibility

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.

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