Cosmic Expeditions – our new dynamic astronomy programming – depart daily from The Dome. These programs combine an astronomy feature with a live presentation and allow you to explore the stars like never before. Bring your family for a journey across the galaxies! Groups of 35 or more can arrange a special show of any of the features in our current film library.

Group Showings

Requires a group of 35+
Unravel the secrets of the Sun! Examine the pivotal role it plays in the life of our solar system and the unimaginable power generated by this special star – from nuclear forces to mass ejections of solar material into space. Trace the Sun’s life cycle, going back to its origins and...
Requires a group of 35+
For thousands of years, the night sky has inspired the imaginations of our legendary civilizations. Turn back the pages of time as you uncover Earth’s ancient wonders and investigate orbiting theories surrounding these marvels. Discover the influence of the cosmos and get a glimpse of some of...
Requires a group of 35+
Travel to a land where majestic remnants of a fascinating culture tower over the desert – Ancient Egypt. Explore the Egyptians’ connection to the sky and its influence on everything from architecture to religious beliefs. How was science used to tell time, make a calendar and align...
Requires a group of 35+
Examine how our understanding of the skies has changed over time – from ancient civilizations to the late 20th century and beyond. Visit structures of the past that were influenced by astronomy and launch out of this world with Voyager 1 & 2! Use the Hubble Telescope to journey farther...
Requires a group of 35+
Our beautiful starlit sky conceals cataclysmic forces at work within the universe. Catch a glimpse of the immense power of these enigmatic forces – from black holes to exploding stars. Examine a future encounter with a large asteroid that comes too close for comfort and consider the...
Requires a group of 35+
Travel 12 billion years back in time to witness the creation of the universe. Embark on a journey through space and time to reveal the mysterious wonders of the cosmos with unprecedented clarity and brilliance. Soar through spectacular nebulae, feel the explosive impact of the death of a star and...
Requires a group of 35+
Watch the winter sky come to life before your eyes. See a stunning seven-month time lapse of the Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, as it shimmers and glistens in a breathtaking display. Occurring when energized particles react with the atmosphere, this incredible natural...
Requires a group of 35+
Throughout time, stars have been a source of history and imagination, inspiring civilizations across the globe to construct elaborate monuments to study the sky. Theories suggest our modern day constellations were named 4,500 years ago by the people of the Mediterranean – the location of the...
Requires a group of 35+
Every star has a story. Their unique tales are told over millions and millions of years and continue long after their death. With a nearly inexhaustible supply adorning the night sky, these sparkling spheres of gas tell dramatic tales of what type of life they will lead, how long they might live...