Planetarium

Private Group Showings

Experience immersive high-tech adventures in a true 360 degree projected computer generated virtual environment in our 60-seat domed theater.

Contact us early to reserve your program

Make a reservation online or contact us by calling 402-472-6302 or emailing elephant@unl.edu


Fees: Advance Reservation Only

Adults (19 and over) $8.50 per adult
Children (18 and under) $6.00 per child
Minimum $50.00
One teacher receives free admission for every 25 students.


Available Shows

Astronomy & Space Science | Click on any of the shows below to learn more.


Natural Science | 
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History & Culture |
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Young Audiences |
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Reservation Policy

  • Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.
  • In order to receive the group rate, 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.
  • Your punctuality is appreciated for planetarium shows. If your group is 10 minutes late or more to your scheduled planetarium show, we reserve the right to cancel it. If you do not show up for your planetarium show, you will be charged a $50 cancellation fee.
  • MAXIMUM OF 60 PEOPLE PER SHOW per State Fire Marshal Safety regulation.
  • Please read UNL's Youth Safety Policy before reserving your group.

* The Planetarium is closed on Mondays *