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.
Star Show Pricing
This is a paid experience.
|Children (ages 2-12)||$5|
|Adults (ages 13-59)||$6|
|Seniors (ages 60+)||$5|
Up to 8 Free tickets every day based on membership level
Become a Member
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.
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.