Planetarium Shows

Current Showings

Back to the Moon for Good

Now Playing Through May
Tuesday – Friday at 3:00pm
Saturday at 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Embark on a captivating journey with Back to The Moon for Good as it traces the rich tapestry of lunar exploration, harkening back to the pioneering endeavors of the 1960s and 1970s. Witness the fervent race among ambitious teams vying to land robotic spacecraft on the lunar surface, competing for the coveted Google Lunar XPRIZE. Experience the exhilarating launch, precise landing, and immersive tour of the moon’s enigmatic terrain. This show offers a tantalizing glimpse into a prospective lunar settlement, igniting imaginations with visions of a future beyond Earth. Through its striking visuals and compelling narrative, Back to The Moon for Good underscores the significance of the Google Lunar XPRIZE in fostering collaboration among today’s space entrepreneurs and innovators, propelling us towards a space economy, while instilling in the next generation the audacious spirit to aim for the stars. Visit the Ella Sharp Museum to see this stellar show. Hours and availability on the show schedule below!

In-Person Private Shows

Date & Time By Request

Look no further for a unique personalized experience through time and space. The Hurst Planetarium is available for private shows for your family, friends, club or classroom. We can show you the night sky from any place and time on Earth, travel throughout the solar system, or visit the edge of the observable universe! A Hurst Planetarium show is perfect for a one-of-a-kind family event, classroom program, special date night, anniversary gift, and more!

  • Reservations for Private Shows must be made 2 weeks in advance.
  • Private Show availability varies based on our Public Show schedule and other special events.
  • The latest start time for a Private Show is 6:00 pm.

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