The University of Arizona

Planetarium & Laser Show Schedule

Summer Planetarium Schedule, May 18 to Aug 23
Closed Memorial Day. Closing at 4pm July 4.

Monday
No shows

Tuesday
2pm Dynamic Earth
4pm Touring the Solar System

Wednesday
2pm Magic Tree House
4pm Tucson Sky and Beyond

Thursday
2pm Sunstruck
4pm Touring the Solar System

Friday
2pm Magic Tree House
4pm Tucson Sky and Beyond
5pm Touring the Solar System
6pm Sunstruck
7pm Tucson Sky and Beyond
8pm Dynamic Earth
9pm Laser Light Music Show

Saturday
12pm Magic Tree House
1pm Touring the Solar System
2pm Sunstruck
3pm Tucson Sky and Beyond
4pm Magic Tree House
5pm Touring the Solar System
6pm Sunstruck
7pm Tucson Sky and Beyond
8pm Dynamic Earth
9pm Laser Light Music Show

Sunday
1pm Magic Tree House
2pm Touring the Solar System
3pm Sunstruck
4pm Dynamic Earth

Magic Tree House Space Mission - Based on the popular children’s book series, in Magic Tree House® Space Mission, a mysterious “M” sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Aligned with early elementary information skills learning objectives, this beautifully-produced show is a winner with Magic Tree House® fans of all ages and school audiences alike.

Type of Show: FullDome film followed by a live star talk
Recommended for:  Kinder to 3rd

Tucson Sky and Beyond - This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it! Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled "Console Captains" gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky. This live show is never the same and there is always a surprise in store
Type of Show: Live FullDome Presentation
Recommended for:  All ages, show can be tailored to your grade level

Touring the Planets - Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System! In this show we stop by each of the planets and learn why they are unique.  We’ll even explore moons, asteroids, the Milky Way and beyond. Hold on, this is one fun ride.
Type of Show: Live FullDome Presentation
Recommended for:  All ages, show can be tailored to your grade level

Dynamic Earth - The award-winning Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes. Narrated by Liam Neeson.
Type of Show: FullDome film followed by a live star talk
Recommended for:  3rd grade and up

Sunstruck - Discover the wonders of our sun. Its incredible energy has supported life on earth for millennia, but is now threatening our technology and way of life. Travel to the distant future to discover our sun’s connection to the universe’s cosmic cycle of life and death. Fulldome film followed by a live star talk.
Recommended for:  3rd grade and up