Tuesday-Saturday (see special schedule for 1st Wednesdays and April 29)
*Special First Wednesdays Schedule - April 5 and May 3
*Special Schedule - Saturday, April 29, Fuse Day
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.
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.
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.)