Dome Showtimes

Daily Dome Schedule

January-March

Tuesday-Saturday (see special schedule for 1st Wednesdays*)

  • 11:30 am - One World, One Sky with Big Bird and Elmo
  • 12:30 pm - New Show! Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Sailing to Ocean Worlds
  • 4:15 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed (Friday-Sunday only)

Sunday

  • 1:15 pm - New Show! Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Sailing to Ocean Worlds
  • 4:15 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed (Friday-Sunday only)

April-May

Tuesday-Saturday (see special schedule for 1st Wednesdays, and April 16*)

  • 11:30 am - Perfect Little Planet
  • 12:30 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Life Beyond Earth?
  • 4:15 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed (Friday-Sunday only)

Sunday

  • 1:15 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Life Beyond Earth?
  • 4:15 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed (Friday-Sunday only)

*Special First Wednesdays Schedule - April 5 and May 3

  • 11:15 am - Perfect Little Planet
  • Noon - Special Event: Relax Under the Stars
  • 1:10 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Life Beyond Earth?

*Special Schedule - Monday, April 16

  • 11:30 am - Perfect Little Planet
  • 12:30 pm - Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Life Beyond Earth?

SHOWS

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Eclipse: The Sun Revealed 
Are you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? This show uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates the awe-inspiring sight. Learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. 30 min.

One World, One Sky with Big Bird and Elmo 
This show is based on the popular television program, Sesame Street. Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, take viewers on a voyage of discovery to learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon. 30 min.

Perfect Little Planet
Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes: a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet. Dive down the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms at Jupiter. Walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? (35 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, 25 min.

Uniview - Sailing to Ocean Worlds

Recent exploration has uncovered liquid oceans hidden inside icy moons in the outer Solar System. Could these oceans be hiding alien life? Sail through the Solar System with us as we explore ocean worlds in this live and interactive show. 30 mins.

Uniview - Life Beyond Earth?

Countless strange and wonderful creatures live in nearly every nook and cranny on Earth. Could even more exotic creatures be living on worlds beyond Earth? Come fly with us to the most intriguing planets and moons here in our own Solar System, and beyond to other planetary systems where astronomers continue to uncover possible Earth-like planets sprinkled throughout the Galaxy. (live – 30 mins.)