During your visit you’ll watch a Planetarium Star Theatre show, experience a science demonstration in our GroundStation Canada theatre and visit our Observatory, with a tour of our ½ metre Cassegrain telescope, where you will have a chance to discover more about how astronomers use light to learn about stars.


Our programming is recommended for families with children ages 8+. Children must be accompanied by adults. One ticket must be purchased for each member of your group. Tickets for children ages 3 and under, who do not need their own seat in our theatres, are available at no cost.

Evening programming is only available on Wednesdays and Fridays.

REGISTER >> Wednesday, May 25

REGISTER >> Friday, May 27


TIME SLOTS

7:00pm - 9:30pm
6:45pm-7:00pm check-in
7:00pm- Planetarium Star Theatre Show: Birth of Planet Earth* - Birth of Planet Earth tells the twisted tale of our planet’s origins. Scientists now believe that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to a billion planets roughly the size of our own. Explore some of the greatest questions in science today: How did Earth become a living planet in the wake of our solar system’s violent birth? What does its history tell us about our chances of finding other worlds that are truly Earth-like?
8:15pm-9:30pm GroundStation Canada Theatre show and Observatory visit

8:30pm - 11:00pm
8:15pm-8:30pm check-in
8:30pm- Planetarium Star Theatre Show: Unveiling the Invisible Universe* - There is more to the universe that we can see with our eyes. Discover more about how scientists, from Galileo’s first use of an optical telescope to today’s scientists measuring minute ripples in spacetime, unveil the invisible universe.
9:45pm-11:00pm GroundStation Canada Theatre show and Observatory visit

*Planetarium Shows subject to change.


REGISTRATION
Select your desired time slot and purchase a ticket for each member of your party. We recommend booking online as there are a limited number of tickets available at the door each day, and our evening programming often sells out in advance.

Tickets are $18 (plus taxes and fees) per person in your group. We are not accepting Access 2 cards any longer. Gift cards can be redeemed in-person only. We are unable to accept them for online tickets sales.

PLEASE NOTE: Eventbrite online ticket sales end at 6:00pm on Friday evening programming. If you would like to book a same day visit after online ticket sales have closed additional tickets may be available at the front desk.

VISITING US
As of May 21st masking will be optional at our facility, and we will not require proof of vaccination for entry. We continue to recommend masks and will have masks available to guests who wish to wear one but do not have their own masks.

See our full COVID Guidelines for Visitors here.

TOURISM CHALLENGE PARTICIPANTS
Online ticketing is not available for those looking to book in advance online, you must check in at the door. Click here for more information.

Event Details

May 1, 2022 - 7:00pm to May 31, 2022 - 11:45pm