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 – Expedition Reef

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Magic Treehouse: Space Mission*

Tuesday, January 8 @ 10:00 AM – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion**

Thursday, January 17 @ 7:00 PM – Science Lecture Series with Danny Piper



Fridays @ 7:00 PM –  Faster Than Light

Sundays @ 2:00 PM – Earth, Moon, and Sun* 

Tuesday, February 5 @ 10:00 AM – Cosmic Recipe**

Thursday, December 20 @ 7:00 PM – Science Lecture Series with Dr. Lauren Ross

K-12 February Break (2:00 pm shows)
Tuesday, Feb 19 – Polaris: Mystery of Polar Night
Wednesday, Feb 20 – Expedition Reef
Thursday, Feb 21 – Cosmic Colors
Friday, Feb 22 – Cell! Cell! Cell!
*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.