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 – Arora: Tales of the Northern Lights

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Lucia: The Secret of Shooting Stars*

Music Show – Fleetwood Mac: Tango in the Dome
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, February 13 @ 10:00 AM – 3-2-1 Liftoff!**

K-12 February Break
Weekdays at 2 PM

February 19: Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*
February 20: Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses
February 21: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket*
February 22: 3-2-1 Liftoff!* 
February 23: Total Eclipse: Chasers of the Lost Sleep*


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – ECLIPSE: The Moments of Wonder

Sundays @ 2:00 PM –  Total Eclipse: Chasers of the Lost Sleep*

Music ShowsDark Side of the Moon: 50 Years in a Heartbeat
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Friday, March 1 @ 12:00 PM – Bangor Symphony Orchestra – Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, March 12 @ 10:00 AM – Total Eclipse: Chasers of the Lost Sleep**


Special Eclipse Programs – Saturday, March 30

10:00 AM – Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses
11:30 AM – Total Eclipse: Chasers of the Lost Sleep*
1:00 PM – ECLIPSE: The Moments of Wonder
2:30 PM – Totality: Explore the Wonder of Eclipses
4:00 PM – ECLIPSE: The Moments of Wonder


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

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