CPS Planetarium is open the second Saturday of each month. Our first show is geared for younger audiences – typically ages 6-10. The second show is geared towards older audiences and contains more advanced content. Special preschool shows will be offered in October & February. For show descriptions, visit our programs page.
Doors open thirty minutes before showtime.
No late arrivals will be allowed in after show begins.
March 10, 2018
Dinos & Cavemen Science Expo
Earth has supported many different types of lifeforms in its ever-changing history. Dinosaurs ruled the earth until an asteroid drastically changed the climate. Cavemen survived the ice ages. The planetarium show Earth’s Wild Ride talks about many features of our ever-changing planet while exhibits and hands-on displays fill the hallways outside the planetarium highlighting dinosaurs and cavemen. Exhibits provided by MU’s Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences and Department of Anthropology.
Doors & Exhibits open at 11:30.
Planetarium Shows: 11:45, 12:30, 1:15, 2:00, 2:45, 3:30
Reserve planetarium show tickets here beginning February 26, 2018.
April 14, 2018
Celebrating Astronomy Day
2:00 pm – Night Sky Wonders – for preschoolers and their families.
3:15 pm – *New to CPS Planetarium* – To Worlds Beyond – From the fiery surface of the Sun to the icy realm of comets, travel to worlds with enormous volcanoes, vast canyons, dazzling rings, and storms that would swallow the Earth. Join us for a tour of our dynamic solar system.
May 12, 2018
2:00 pm – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
3:15 pm – Our Living Climate
June 9, 2018
2:00 pm – Magic Tree House Space Mission
3:15 pm – NASA’s International Space Station & Journey to Mars
Jan 20, 2018
2:00 – Magic Tree House Space Mission
3:15 – Hubble Vision 2
December 9, 2017
2:00 – Astronaut & Losing the Dark
3:15 – NASA’s International Space Station & Journey to Mars
November 11, 2017
11:45 – Forces of Nature
12:45 – Magic Tree House Space Mission
1:45 – Forces of Nature
2:45 – Our Living Climate
October 14, 2017
2:00 pm – Night Sky Wonders
3:15 pm – The Planets
September 9, 2017
2:00 pm – Secret of the Cardboard Rocket.
3:15 pm – Sun Struck & Solar Quest