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

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.


Donations to the astronomy center can be made here.


Tuesday, November 7 @ 10:00 AM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission**

Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Phantom of the Universe

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Cosmic Journey*


Tuesday, December 5 @ 10:00 AM – Earth, Moon, and Sun**

Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Mystery of the Christmas Star

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion*


Tuesday, January 8 @ 10:00 AM – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion**

Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Out There: The Search for Extrasolar Worlds

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – The Little Star That Could*

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

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