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


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – The Tonight Show

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – In My Backyard*

Sunday, Sep 17 @ 3:30 PM – From Earth to the Universe

Saturday, Sep 23 @ 10:00 AM – Dynamic Earth

Saturday, Sep 23 @ 11:30 AM – Dream to Fly

Saturday, Sep 23 @ 1:00 PM – Dawn of the Space Age

Saturday, Sep 23 @ 2:30 PM – Black Holes

Sunday, Sep 24 @ 11:30 AM – From Earth to the Universe

Sunday, Sep 24 @ 1:00 PM – Asteroid: Mission Extreme


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Mysteries of the Unseen World

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda*


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Phantom of the Universe

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Cosmic Journey*


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

Sundays @ 2:00 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.


Donations to the astronomy center can be made here.