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NMOA: Alice and Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium: Thursdays and Fridays: July 7- August 19, 2022
July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 18, 2022
Location: Main Building, First Floor
2pm + 3pm
FREE WITH GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS.
The Alice and Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium is a spectacular, interactive theater for learning about astronomy, space, and planetary science.
Perfect Little Planet– 2pm (duration: 35 minutes)
Imagine the ultimate space vacation. Fly across the surface of Pluto, dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda, sail through the rings of Saturn or walk on the surface of Mars. It’s a solar system journey for all ages! Recommended for kids ages 5+.
Tales of the Maya Skies – 3pm (duration: 35 minutes) This is an immersive experience in Mayan science, art, and mythology that transports participants back into the world of the Mayan civilization. Learn about the Mayas’ accurate astronomical achievements and how astronomy connected them to the universe. Recommended for kids ages 12+.
The planetarium is running at full capacity (50 people max per show) on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the show. Programs begin promptly and latecomers will not be admitted. No exceptions.
Food and drink are not allowed in the theater.
For safety reasons, no re-entry will be allowed once the show starts.
Familiarize yourself with our visiting guidelines before you arrive at the Museum.