Planetarium Shows

Hurst Planetarium

This magical Planetarium is managed by the Ella Sharp Museum, and Public Astronomy shows are presented under the 30-foot dome throughout the year with a new state-of-the art OmniStar projector. The Planetarium offers shows featuring a live presentation of the stars Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons.

Special Events

Statewide Astronomy Night

Friday, April 17, 2020
7:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm show times

Learn about the  Michigan night sky and its vast gallery of breathtaking wonders.

Public Shows

IMPORTANT UPDATE

All Public Planetarium shows have been canceled through April 13.
MORE INFORMATION HERE.

Sunday Public Shows
The Little Star That Could

Sundays @ 1:30 pm

Join us for our weekly children’s planetarium show

Sunday Public Shows
Two Small Pieces of Glass

Sundays @ 2:30 pm

Join us in the Hurst Planetarium as we explore one of the most crucial pieces in understanding our universe: the invention of the telescope.

Thursday Public Shows
Two Small Pieces of Glass

Thursdays @ 6:30 pm

Join us in the Hurst Planetarium as we explore one of the most crucial pieces in understanding our universe: the invention of the telescope.

Sensory Friendly Planetarium Shows

First Sundays of each month @ 12:00 pm

Sensory friendly planetarium shows are designed to make the planetarium environment more accessible.

Private Shows

Time & date made upon reservation

Have you ever wanted a birthday under the stars? A party that’s out of this world? A place for your event unlike any other? Look no further than Ella Sharp Museum’s Hurst Planetarium! Call to make a reservation!