Mueller Planetarium enters a new era with Fulldome Digital Shows. Experience immersive high-tech adventures in a true 360 degree projected computer generated virtual environment in our 80-seat domed theater.
Groups who want to learn about the current sky may choose to begin their educational presentation with a live "Startalk". Scroll down for shows.
Please contact us early - some shows fill up months in advance. Our staff is often presenting programs and not available to answer the phone. Please leave a detailed message with the time we could reach you or contact us by email. We will respond to your inquiry within 24 hours.
Fees: Advance Reservation Only
Adults (19 and over) $6.00 per adult
Children (18 and under) $4.00 per child
One teacher receives free admission for every 25 students.
Please have one person pay for your group with cash, check, credit card or a combination of these options. We can also invoice your school.
A Planet For Goldilocks View the trailer Run time: 35 min., Grades 7 & up One of the exciting areas of Astronomcial research involves the discovery of Extra Solar Planets. To date over 700 have been discovered orbiting stars other than the Sun in our Milky Way. Astronomers are enthusiastic to pursue information about these planets in the search for a planet that is "Just Right".
Dawn of the Space Age View the trailer Run time: 45 min., Grades 5 & up
Re-live the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Ride the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station and experience future Mars exploration.
Earth, Moon & Sun View the trailer Run time: 35 min., Grades 2-4
Explore lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzling concepts in the universe with Coyote as he tries to sort out his misconceptions about the sky. How do the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system? Why does the Sun rise and set?
The Little Star That Could View the trailer K-2 Teacher's Guide, 3-6 Teacher's Guide Run time: 40 min., Grades K-4
Little Star, an average yellow star, journeys in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars and learns what makes each star and planet special. One of the most popular planetarium shows makes now a fulldome digital experience!
Origins of Life View the trailer Run time: 30 min., Grades 5 & up
Earth's natural history from the Big Bang through planet-building; watch the evolution of life as gigantic forces from space rock our world.
The Fulldome Experience is the biggest advance in the Planetarium's capabilities since the theater opened almost 50 years ago. Audiences can fall through a black hole, witness the beginnings of the universe, fly through Saturn's rings, swim with whales and much more! Viewers feel like they are part of the unfolding scene, whether it's on the bottom of the ocean or in some distant part of the universe.