Explore the Cosmos
Be transported into a world of stars, galaxies, solar systems, and other space wonders in our 130-seat, full-dome planetarium. Learn to identify constellations, experience the jewels of the Indiana night sky, and watch super novas form before your eyes.
Admission is free and tickets are only required for weekend shows (unless otherwise noted). Free tickets are available at the Lower Level ticket booth on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the show. Members can reserve tickets online in advance or by calling 317-334-4000.
Located on the Lower Level.
From fun Sesame Street-themed experiences to immersive learning experiences for older children, we’re ready to dazzle all ages in the planetarium. Check out the happening today box on this page for today's schedule or visit the calendar to see future dates to choose a show that’s right for your family.
Discover the science of flight through birds, kites, planes, and more. Learn how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators—like you! Ideal for 8+.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
Join Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend Hu Hu Zhu for an exciting discovery of the sun, moon, and stars. Learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star, and take an imaginary trip to the moon. Ideal for preschool ages+.
Every night the stars form their canopy over the earth. Can you find the familiar star patterns called constellations? We’ll show you how! Ideal for 5+.
Wonders of the Universe
Peer deep into space through the eyes of the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope and travel back billions of years in time to witness the birth of the universe. See galaxies form and explore amazing deep space objects and astronomical structures. Ideal for 8+.
Back to the Moon—For Good
Narrated by Tim Allen, this show immerses you in the Google Lunar XPRIZE race to the Moon and the human stories of both the competition and the collaboration it inspires. Ideal for ages 9+.