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

Virtual Night Sky Tours

Date & Time By Request

Experience the night sky from the comfort of your home or back yard! Ella Sharp Museum is offering virtual night sky tours. These tours will show you what’s currently in your night sky, when to look for it, and the easiest ways to observe. This is perfect for at home birthdays or any special occasion. Programming will be personalized for the guest of honor.

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!

Public Shows

IMPORTANT UPDATE

All Public Planetarium shows have been canceled through the beginning of May.
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.