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 –  Habitat Earth

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – Music Show: Linkin Park Numb

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Life of Trees

Tuesday, April 2 @ 10:00 AM – Sesame Street: One World, One Sky**

K-12 April Break (2:00 pm shows)
Monday, April 15 – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*
Tuesday, April 16 – Cosmic Recipe*
Wednesday, April 17 – Life of Trees*
Thursday, April 18 – Dawn of the Space Age*
Friday, April 19 – Earth, Moon, and Sun*

Thursday, April 18 @ 7:00 PM – Science Lecture Series with Dr. Grant Tremblay

Earth Day:
Monday, April 22 @ 2:00 PM – Dynamic Earth


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Phantom of the Universe

Fridays @ 9:00 PM – Music Show: Led Zeppelin: The Planetarium Experience

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Cosmic Colors*

Tuesday, May 7 @ 10:00 AM – We Are Astronomers**

*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.