Discover Adler Planetarium Sky Shows!

Wondering which of our sky shows you should catch on your visit to the Adler Planetarium? You’ve come to the right place!

Our award-winning sky shows are not to be missed. They inspire audiences of all ages to #LookUp in wonder. Imagine the Moon, search for a new ninth planet, take a fast-paced tour of the Solar System, get to know the sky above Chicago, and fly through the stars at impossible speeds in one of our state-of-the-art theaters.

Shows are approximately 30 minutes and run according to a schedule. Certain shows play multiple times a day whereas others have just one showing or are only shown during extended hours. Check the calendar for the latest schedules.

Imagine the Moon

Playing in the Grainger Sky Theater

Planet Nine

Playing in the Definiti Space Theater

Destination Solar System

Playing in the Grainger Sky Theater

Skywatch Live!

Playing in the Definiti Space Theater

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

Playing in the Definiti Sky Theater

Welcome to the Universe

Playing in the Johnson Family Star Theater