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 – Solar Superstorms

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Fly Me to the Moon*

Tuesday, November 6 @ 10:00 AM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission**

Thursday, November 15 @ 7:00 PM – Science Lecture Series with Dr. James W. Jarvis

Friday, November 23 @ 10:00 AM – Fly Me to the Moon*

Friday, November 23 @ 11:30 AM – Explore!

Friday, November 23 @ 1:30 PM – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*

Friday, November 23 @ 3:00 PM – Mars 1001


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

Additional Mystery of the Christmas Star shows on Sunday, December 2,9, and 14 @ 3:30 PM

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

Tuesday, December 4 @ 2:00 PM – Cell! Cell! Cell!**

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

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The newsletter highlights upcoming shows, special events, and things to be on the lookout for in the sky.

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.