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 – 5000 Eyes: Mapping the Universe with DESI

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – April 7th: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure*

Music Show – OneRepublic: Future Looks Good
Sundays @ 4:00 PM

Tuesday, June 11 @ 10:00 AM – Magic Globe: A Story of the Seasons**

Worlds of Curiosity Minecraft Event
Saturday, June 15th at 10:00 AM***

***This event has a minimum attendance requirement. Ticket holders will be notified and refunded if our reservation goal is not met by Tuesday, June  11th


Summer 2024 Schedule
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays @ 2:00 PM

June 19 – Magic Tree House: Space Mission*
June 21 – Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night*
June 24 – Earth, Moon, and Sun*
June 26 – Worlds Beyond Earth
June 28 – Lucia: The Secret of Shooting Stars*


Fridays @ 7:00 PM – Moonbase: The Next Step

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – 3-2-1 Liftoff!*

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

Summer 2024 Schedule
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays @ 2:00 PM

July 1 – Cosmic Colors*
July 3 – The Secrets of Gravity*
July 5 – Rising Star: A South African Astronomy Journey

July 8 – To Space and Back
July 10 – Arora: Tales of the Northern Lights
July 12 – The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness

July 15 – 3-2-1 Liftoff!*
July 17 – Mars 1001
July 19 – Forward to the Moon

July 22 – Expedition Reef
July 24 – Astronaut
July 26 – Magic Tree House: Space Mission*

July 29 – The First Stargazers
July 31 – Tycho to the Moon*

*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.


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