Public Shows & Events

Programs this Week

Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar.

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at our ticket box office prior to the show.

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Upcoming Monthly Schedule

April

Tuesday, April 4 @ 10 AM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission**

Thursday, April 6 @ 7 PM – Science Lecture Series

Saturday, April 22 @ 1:30 PM and 3 PM – Dynamic Earth

Fridays @ 7 PM – Natural Selection

Sundays @ 2 PM – Life of Trees*

May

Tuesday, May 2 @ 10 AM – Asteroids: Mission Extreme**

Thursday, May 4 @ 7 PM – Science Lecture Series

Fridays @ 7 PM – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe

Sundays @ 2 PM – Earth, Moon, and Sun*

June

Fridays @ 7 PM – Dream to Fly

Sundays @ 2 PM – Cosmic Colors*

July

Fridays @ 7 PM – Dawn of the Space Age

Sundays @ 2 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

August

Fridays @ 7 PM – Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses

Sundays @ 2 PM – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*

September

Fridays @ 7 PM – The Tonight Show

Sundays @ 2 PM – In My Backyard*

October

Fridays @ 7 PM – Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sundays @ 2 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda*

November

Fridays @ 7 PM – Phantom of the Universe

Sundays @ 2 PM – Cosmic Journey*

December

Fridays @ 7 PM – Mystery of the Christmas Star

Sundays @ 2 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion*

*This show is designed for younger audiences.
**Monthly Homeschool Show – Open to the General Public as well.

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Donations help secure the future of the Jordan Planetarium and observatory here at the University of Maine. They assist in acquiring new programming, keeping our technology up to date, and providing numerous astronomy and science opportunities for students of all ages and the general public.

 

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