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Planetarium

Location:
Planetarium 101 S. School Street
Normal, IL
Phone:
(309) 438-8756
Website:
https://physics.illinoisstate.edu/planetarium/

The Illinois State Planetarium seats approximately 61 visitors. The planetarium offers great shows at very low prices.

More than 250,000 visitors have enjoyed the planetarium since it opened in 1964. The planetarium has a yearly audience of around 15,000 visitors.

Upcoming Public Events

February 2020

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, February 21st
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, February 22nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, February 22nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, February 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, February 29th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, February 29th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

April 2020

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, April 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, April 11th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, April 11th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, April 17th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, April 17th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, April 18th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, April 18th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, April 24th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, April 24th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, April 25th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, April 25th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

May 2020

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, May 1st
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, May 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, May 2nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, May 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, May 8th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, May 8th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, May 9th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, May 9th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.