Dome Showtimes

May 4 - June 22

Moonday-Saturnday* (closed Mondays until Memorial Day)

  • 11:30 am - Perfect Little Planet
  • 12:30 pm - Solar Superstorms
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System
  • 4:15 pm - Solar Superstorms (Friday - Sunday Only)

Sunday

  • 1:15 pm - Solar Superstorms
  • 2:30 pm - Stars Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System
  • 4:15 pm - Solar Superstorms

June 23 - September 30

Moonday-Saturnday* (closed Mondays following Labor Day)

  • 11:30 am - Earth, Moon, and Sun
  • 12:30 pm - Solar Superstorms
  • 2:30 pm - Stars & Myths Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System
  • 4:15 pm - Solar Superstorms (Friday - Sunday Only)

Sunday

  • 1:15 pm - Solar Superstorms
  • 2:30 pm - Stars & Myths Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System
  • 4:15 pm - Solar Superstorms

*First Wednesday of the Month (August 1, September 5 - closed July 4

  • 11:15 am - Earth, Moon, and Sun
  • NOON - 1:00 pm - RELAX UNDER THE STARS
  • 1:15 pm - Solar Superstorms
  • 2:30 pm - Stars & Myths Over Peoria 
  • 3:30 pm – Uniview: Tour the Solar System

DAILY SHOWS

Solar Superstorms 
Learn how a big, hot, glowing ball of plasma like our star, the Sun, works. Prepare to be mesmerized and awed by the dynamics of the Sun's turbulent surface and its scorching hot atmosphere. (recorded show, 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? (recorded show, 30 min)

Earth, Moon, and Sun 
A cute family show with a silly coyote and constellations, star myths, the Apollo moon landings, and much more. (recorded show, 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)

Stars & Myths Over Peoria
Learn about the stars and planets visible in tonight's sky, along with some of the ancient myths embedded in the constellations passed down to us from the ancient Greeks. (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. Our astronomy experts will give you an interactive tour of the Solar System! (live 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)