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Contact the MMSD Planetarium

A planetarium theater is a special room with a round ceiling (dome) and projectors which can recreate the day or night sky up on the dome. The simulation can be set to show the sky for any date, time, and location — including out in space! The planetarium is an excellent tool for exploring various aspects of astronomy and space science.

This planetarium seats 67 and serves approximately 20,000 pre-school through adult visitors each year and has been open since 1966. The 30-foot dome is illuminated by an amazing Digistar 6 simulation system. Reservations can be made to bring your group to participate in a program at the planetarium.

In addition to program offerings, the planetarium also serves as a resource for teachers, students, and the general public--including monthly public programs. Please feel free to contact the planetarium via phone or email if you need any astronomical/space science related information or materials.


If you are trying to set up a reservation for a group program, proceed to our Reservations page.

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