Our Final Featured Show of the Summer: Moles: What Is Out There?

A curious little mole wonders what is beyond his underground burrow, and learns about the sky, the Sun, the Moon, and stars. This is a great show to introduce young children to our neighbors in the skies. Playing for 3 days only, August 21, 22, & 23 (Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday) with shows at 11 am and 4 pm each day. Click anywhere in this block for details and trailer.

A New Show Every Week This Summer!

We'll feature a new show each week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 11 am and 4 pm. Some space topics, but also oceans, weather, dinosaurs, earthquakes, and more. Click in this block for more details.

Moon Madness All Summer on Tuesdays and Saturdays

A curious cat stows away on a trip to the Moon. The X-Prize inspires scientists around the world to return to the Moon. The story of the Apollo Moon Mission. The bravery of the first humans to venture into space. For more details, click anywhere in this block or check out our calendar below. These shows are presented on Tuesdays (11 am & 4 pm) and Saturdays (7 & 8 pm).

"Theatre of the Mind" for Kids

This year's Planetarium co-production with Stage III Community Theatre is an adaptation of 3 of Jane Yolen's Commander Toad books. Watch for details, and join us August 22 - 25 for a pun-filled space adventure with live actors and sound effects, plus visual effects on the dome. It's toadally fun! Click anywhere in this block for more details.

Scroll Down for our Calendar of Public Shows

Experience a Full-Dome Show and immerse yourself in fabulous worlds! 360-degree fully animated graphics presented in high definition can take you anywhere, from our own planet Earth to distant parts of the universe. All regular shows (excluding special events like laser shows) are just $3 per person and include a brief live talk about things to observe in the current night sky.
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Force 5 11:00 am
Force 5
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Force 5 @ Casper Planetarium
  Playing for 3 days only, July 31 – August 2.  Extreme weather takes center stage in this full dome animated show revealing images not...
Summer Camp: Moonbeams 1:00 pm
Summer Camp: Moonbeams
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Camp: Moonbeams @ Casper Planetarium
  Moonbeams (5 year olds)   Day camp where students will learn about our nearest neighbor the Moon through stories, play, and song. Advance registration required;...
Force 5 4:00 pm
Force 5
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Force 5 @ Casper Planetarium
  Playing for 3 days only, July 31 – August 2.  Extreme weather takes center stage in this full dome animated show revealing images not...
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Force 5 11:00 am
Force 5
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Force 5 @ Casper Planetarium
  Playing for 3 days only, July 31 – August 2.  Extreme weather takes center stage in this full dome animated show revealing images not...
Summer Camp: Moonbeams 1:00 pm
Summer Camp: Moonbeams
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Camp: Moonbeams @ Casper Planetarium
  Moonbeams (5 year olds)   Day camp where students will learn about our nearest neighbor the Moon through stories, play, and song. Advance registration required;...
Force 5 4:00 pm
Force 5
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Force 5 @ Casper Planetarium
  Playing for 3 days only, July 31 – August 2.  Extreme weather takes center stage in this full dome animated show revealing images not...
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CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story 7:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story @ Casper Planetarium
An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.  It...
Entirely Live 7:00 pm
Entirely Live
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Entirely Live @ Casper Planetarium
Experience an entirely live tour of the night sky including stars, planets, and stories about the constellations by a planetarium staff member.  Presented regularly on...
Dawn of the Space Age 8:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age @ Casper Planetarium
From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights — be immersed and overwhelmed with...
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No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open 9:00 am
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open @ Casper Planetarium
We don’t have any public shows today, but our lobby displays and gift shop are open from 9 to 5.
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers 1:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers @ Casper Planetarium
  Solar System Explorers (6 year olds)    Day camp where students will learn about our neighborhood in space through activities and observations. Advance registration...
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Larry Cat in Space 11:00 am
Larry Cat in Space
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Larry Cat in Space @ Casper Planetarium
A playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon.  When his owner takes a job on the Moon,...
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers 1:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers @ Casper Planetarium
  Solar System Explorers (6 year olds)    Day camp where students will learn about our neighborhood in space through activities and observations. Advance registration...
Back to the Moon for Good 4:00 pm
Back to the Moon for Good
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Back to the Moon for Good @ Casper Planetarium
Follow teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time...
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Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes 11:00 am
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 7 – 9.   Molecularium is a science lesson, a thrill-ride, and a magical musical adventure in a world of...
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers 1:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers @ Casper Planetarium
  Solar System Explorers (6 year olds)    Day camp where students will learn about our neighborhood in space through activities and observations. Advance registration...
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes 4:00 pm
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 7 – 9.   Molecularium is a science lesson, a thrill-ride, and a magical musical adventure in a world of...
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Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes 11:00 am
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 7 – 9.   Molecularium is a science lesson, a thrill-ride, and a magical musical adventure in a world of...
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers 1:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers @ Casper Planetarium
  Solar System Explorers (6 year olds)    Day camp where students will learn about our neighborhood in space through activities and observations. Advance registration...
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes 4:00 pm
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 7 – 9.   Molecularium is a science lesson, a thrill-ride, and a magical musical adventure in a world of...
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Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes 11:00 am
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 7 – 9.   Molecularium is a science lesson, a thrill-ride, and a magical musical adventure in a world of...
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers 1:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Summer Camp: Solar System Explorers @ Casper Planetarium
  Solar System Explorers (6 year olds)    Day camp where students will learn about our neighborhood in space through activities and observations. Advance registration...
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes 4:00 pm
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes
Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 7 – 9.   Molecularium is a science lesson, a thrill-ride, and a magical musical adventure in a world of...
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CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story 7:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story @ Casper Planetarium
An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.  It...
Dawn of the Space Age 8:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age @ Casper Planetarium
From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights — be immersed and overwhelmed with...
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No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open 9:00 am
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open @ Casper Planetarium
We don’t have any public shows today, but our lobby displays and gift shop are open from 9 to 5.
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Larry Cat in Space 11:00 am
Larry Cat in Space
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Larry Cat in Space @ Casper Planetarium
A playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon.  When his owner takes a job on the Moon,...
Back to the Moon for Good 4:00 pm
Back to the Moon for Good
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Back to the Moon for Good @ Casper Planetarium
Follow teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time...
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Into the Deep 11:00 am
Into the Deep
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Into the Deep @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 14 – 16.  Into the Deep combines marine biology and underwater geology with a history of deep-sea exploration.  See...
Into the Deep 4:00 pm
Into the Deep
Aug 14 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Into the Deep @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 14 – 16.  Into the Deep combines marine biology and underwater geology with a history of deep-sea exploration.  See...
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Into the Deep 11:00 am
Into the Deep
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Into the Deep @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 14 – 16.  Into the Deep combines marine biology and underwater geology with a history of deep-sea exploration.  See...
Into the Deep 4:00 pm
Into the Deep
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Into the Deep @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 14 – 16.  Into the Deep combines marine biology and underwater geology with a history of deep-sea exploration.  See...
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Into the Deep 11:00 am
Into the Deep
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Into the Deep @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 14 – 16.  Into the Deep combines marine biology and underwater geology with a history of deep-sea exploration.  See...
Into the Deep 4:00 pm
Into the Deep
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Into the Deep @ Casper Planetarium
Playing for 3 days only, August 14 – 16.  Into the Deep combines marine biology and underwater geology with a history of deep-sea exploration.  See...
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CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story 7:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story @ Casper Planetarium
An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.  It...
Dawn of the Space Age 8:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age @ Casper Planetarium
From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights — be immersed and overwhelmed with...
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No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open 9:00 am
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open @ Casper Planetarium
We don’t have any public shows today, but our lobby displays and gift shop are open from 9 to 5.
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Larry Cat in Space 11:00 am
Larry Cat in Space
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Larry Cat in Space @ Casper Planetarium
A playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon.  When his owner takes a job on the Moon,...
Back to the Moon for Good 4:00 pm
Back to the Moon for Good
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Back to the Moon for Good @ Casper Planetarium
Follow teams around the world competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time...
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Moles: What Is Out There? 11:00 am
Moles: What Is Out There?
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Moles: What Is Out There? @ Casper Planetarium
Playing 3 days only, August 21 – 23.  Young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very...
Moles: What Is Out There? 4:00 pm
Moles: What Is Out There?
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Moles: What Is Out There? @ Casper Planetarium
Playing 3 days only, August 21 – 23.  Young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very...
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Moles: What Is Out There? 11:00 am
Moles: What Is Out There?
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Moles: What Is Out There? @ Casper Planetarium
Playing 3 days only, August 21 – 23.  Young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very...
Moles: What Is Out There? 4:00 pm
Moles: What Is Out There?
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Moles: What Is Out There? @ Casper Planetarium
Playing 3 days only, August 21 – 23.  Young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very...
Commander Toad in Space 7:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space @ Casper Planetarium
  Go where no Toad has gone before in this special Theatre of the Mind for kids of all ages!   Stage III Community Theatre and...
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Moles: What Is Out There? 11:00 am
Moles: What Is Out There?
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Moles: What Is Out There? @ Casper Planetarium
Playing 3 days only, August 21 – 23.  Young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very...
Moles: What Is Out There? 4:00 pm
Moles: What Is Out There?
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Moles: What Is Out There? @ Casper Planetarium
Playing 3 days only, August 21 – 23.  Young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very...
Commander Toad in Space 7:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space @ Casper Planetarium
  Go where no Toad has gone before in this special Theatre of the Mind for kids of all ages!   Stage III Community Theatre and...
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Commander Toad in Space 2:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space @ Casper Planetarium
  Go where no Toad has gone before in this special Theatre of the Mind for kids of all ages!   Stage III Community Theatre and...
Commander Toad in Space 4:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space @ Casper Planetarium
  Go where no Toad has gone before in this special Theatre of the Mind for kids of all ages!   Stage III Community Theatre and...
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story 7:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story @ Casper Planetarium
An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.  It...
Dawn of the Space Age 8:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dawn of the Space Age @ Casper Planetarium
From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights — be immersed and overwhelmed with...
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Commander Toad in Space 2:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space @ Casper Planetarium
  Go where no Toad has gone before in this special Theatre of the Mind for kids of all ages!   Stage III Community Theatre and...
Commander Toad in Space 4:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Commander Toad in Space @ Casper Planetarium
  Go where no Toad has gone before in this special Theatre of the Mind for kids of all ages!   Stage III Community Theatre and...
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No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open 9:00 am
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
No Public Shows Today / Lobby & Gift Shop Open @ Casper Planetarium
We don’t have any public shows today, but our lobby displays and gift shop are open from 9 to 5.
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