We Are Open to the Public Again

Casper's door to the planets, stars, and more is once again open, with precautions in place to make your visit a safe and healthy one. Click anywhere in this block for complete details about our plans for distancing, masks, and more.

Halloween: Celestial Origins showing all through October

From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot of history behind Halloween. There’s also astronomy, using constructions like Stonehenge to track the seasons. Learn how legends, science, and tradition combined to create what we know as Halloween. Showing Tuesday through Friday afternoons at 4:15 pm and Saturday evenings at 7 pm. Admission just $3 per person.

A Bigger Variety of Shows!

We're starting a new schedule, with shows that change every month, as well as special shows for holidays. Enjoy a kaleidoscope of topics, from space exploration to dinosaurs -- and at just $3 per person, Planetarium shows are the best entertainment bargain you'll find! Follow us on Facebook to get the latest notices about what's playing. Click anywhere in this box to go to our Facebook page.

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.
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 1 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
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Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 2 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
3
Halloween: Celestial Origins 7:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
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5
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
Oct 5 all-day
Sorry, we don’t have any public shows on Mondays, but our Gift Shop and Lobby Displays are open from 2 to 5 pm.  
6
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 6 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
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Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 7 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
8
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 8 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
9
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 9 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
10
Halloween: Celestial Origins 7:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
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12
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
Oct 12 all-day
Sorry, we don’t have any public shows on Mondays, but our Gift Shop and Lobby Displays are open from 2 to 5 pm.  
13
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 13 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
14
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 14 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
15
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 15 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
16
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 16 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
17
Halloween: Celestial Origins 7:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
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19
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
Oct 19 all-day
Sorry, we don’t have any public shows on Mondays, but our Gift Shop and Lobby Displays are open from 2 to 5 pm.  
20
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 20 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
21
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 21 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
22
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 22 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
23
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 23 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
24
Halloween: Celestial Origins 7:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
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26
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
No Public Shows Today; Gift Shop and Lobby Displays Open 2 – 5
Oct 26 all-day
Sorry, we don’t have any public shows on Mondays, but our Gift Shop and Lobby Displays are open from 2 to 5 pm.  
27
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 27 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
28
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 28 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
29
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 29 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
30
Halloween: Celestial Origins 4:15 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 30 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...
31
Halloween: Celestial Origins 7:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Halloween: Celestial Origins @ Casper Planetarium
Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot...