Dome Showtimes

October - December* 

Tuesday-Saturday

  • 11:30 am - One World, One Sky (with Big Bird & Elmo)
  • 12:30 pm - Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System! (No 3:30 pm show Oct. 20)
  • 4:15 pm - From Earth to the Universe (Friday-Sunday only) (No 4:15 pm show Oct. 20)

Sunday

  • 1:15 pm - Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System!
  • 4:15 pm - From Earth to the Universe (Friday-Sunday only)

*First Wednesday of the Month (Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6)

  • 11:15 am - One World, One Sky (with Big Bird & Elmo)
  • NOON - 1:00 pm - RELAX UNDER THE STARS
  • 1:15 pm - Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System!
  • DAILY SHOWS

    One World, One Sky (with Big Bird & Elmo)
    A perfect introduction to the night sky for young children. Big Bird and Elmo watch a sunset, find the Big Dipper and the North Star, and take an imaginary trip to the Moon. (recorded show, 30 min)

    Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda  
    The story of Perseus and Andromeda has been told for thousands of years. After finding these fall constellations in tonight's sky, you can watch the classic story unfold with laser light animations. (laser light animation, 30 min)

    Stars Over Peoria
    Learn about the stars and planets that you can see overhead this season in this interactive program. Hop through constellations, learn cool star names, and discover where the moon and planets will be in the current sky. Zoom in and take a closer look at the planets visible in the night sky! (live show, 30 min)

    Uniview - Tour the Solar System! Our Uniview software allows us to turn the planetarium into a pretend-spaceship. After a short introduction, you can choose our destination from among the many planets and moons of the Solar System. (live show, 30 min)

    From Earth to the Universe
    Enjoy the story of humanity's exploration of the cosmos accompanied with gorgeous images of planets, galaxies, and nebulae. (recorded show, 30 min)

    Relax under the Stars
    Begin by finding the planets, bright stars, and recognizable constellations currently gracing our evening skies. Then relax for the remaining hour while stars and beautiful images of the cosmos pass overhead on the dome, accompanied by serene space music. (free show, 1 hr)