Please note: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Live Universe Exploration

Let a Museum astronomer take you on a custom live adventure through the universe.

Where:
The Dome
Tickets:
Additional Ticket Required
Age:
All Ages
Length:
45 minutes
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Take a custom live adventure through the universe with a Museum astronomer!

Embark on a spectacular tour of space as you take an all-live cosmic journey. From a preview of the night sky over Richmond to the latest discoveries at the edge of the universe, join us for a frequently updated out-of-this-world experience. We'll even give you a chance to help direct the show! Pick your cosmic destinations and let our astronomer be your guide.

Book your group adventure today and see outer space like never before on our 76-foot Dome screen!

With discounted group rates, groups have the opportunity to schedule exclusive featured shows on Virginia’s largest movie screen.

This feature corresponds with the following SOLs:

  • Kindergarten: 1, 2, 3, 4, 8 and 10
  • 1st Grade: 2 and 6
  • 2nd Grade: 2, 3 and 4
  • 3rd Grade: 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7
  • 4th Grade: 5 and 7
  • 5th Grade: 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8
  • 6th Grade: 2, 4, 5 and 6
  • Life Science: 3 and 4
  • Physical Science: 2, 4 and 5
  • Biology: 2
  • Chemistry: 2, 6 and 7
  • Earth Science: 2, 5, 10 and 12
  • Physics: 2, 7 and 9
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Explore outer space without leaving your seat!

Let our astronomers take you on a journey through all aspects of the cosmos.