Public Shows & Events

Programs this Week

Tickets for planetarium programs are $7 for Adults, $6 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $5 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar.

Tickets may be purchased at the door, online, or by phone at 207.581.1341.

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Upcoming Monthly Schedule


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Worlds of Ice

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*

Music Shows – ELO: Ticket to the Moon
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, January 10 @ 10 AM
From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA**


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Forward to the Moon

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Magic Tree House: Space Mission*

Music Show – Foo Fighters in February
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, February 14 @ 10:00 AM – Lucia: The Secret of Shooting Stars**


K-12 February Break Programs

February 20 – 24 @ 2 PM

Monday, February 20 – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night

Tuesday, February 21 – Astronaut

Wednesday, February 22 – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Thursday, February 23 – Cosmic Recipe

Friday, February 24 – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure


*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.