Adler Planetarium

Shows

Grainger Sky Theater

Grainger Sky Theater

The largest of Adler's domed theaters, the Grainger Sky Theater offers audiences unique shows using the most immersive, technologically enhanced theater experience ever developed for a planetarium.

For the best experience, we recommend you check-in at least 10 minutes prior to the show. There is no late seating.

Cosmic Wonder

Cosmic Wonder

New PG G

Presented as a live show, Cosmic Wonder tells the compelling story of how, through time, we have pieced together an understanding of the cosmos, inviting audiences to ask questions and help scientists unlock modern mysteries of the unknown.
 

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Definiti Space Theater

Definiti Space Theater

The Adler's second domed theater, the Definiti Space Theater takes audiences on a spectacular journey in any one of its featured shows using an all-digital projection system.

For the best experience, we recommend you check-in at least 10 minutes prior to the show. There is no late seating.

Skywatch Live!

Skywatch Live!

New PG G

Explore the spectacular sights of the winter night sky in this live planetarium show. Skywatch Live! uses the power of real-time digital graphics technology to create an accurate scientific simulation of tonight's sky.

 

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Undiscovered Worlds

Undiscovered Worlds

New PG G

In a few short years we have discovered hundreds of planets orbiting around other stars; the first worlds beyond our own Solar System. Undiscovered Worlds tells the exciting story of the search for new planets and examines the possibilities of finding life beyond Earth.

 

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Earth, Moon & Sun

Earth, Moon & Sun

New PG G

Discover the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions.
 

Please note, the Tuesday, March 3, 12:15 pm showing of Earth, Moon & Sun is sold out.

 

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One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

New PG G

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon.
 

Only available Saturday through Tuesday

 

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