Planetarium Shows for Groups

Planetarium show at The Franklin Institute, depicting a sky full of swirling stars.

At this time, Group Visits and Field Trip offerings are limited. Please contact us for further information.

Explore the night sky with cutting-edge astronomical presentations in the awe-inspiring Fels Planetarium. The immersive dome—measuring 60 feet in diameter—provides the ultimate screen for cosmic exploration. Look up and see what the actual night sky would look like without the interference of weather, pollution, or city lights. The immensity and clarity of the view create a sense of wonder and stimulate the imagination. 

Engaging shows and incredible special effects, accompanied by super-fidelity sound, educate young and old alike about astronomy and our place in the universe. Whether you’re learning about the constellations in our night sky tonight or watching mind-bending fractal zooms, a visit to the Fels Planetarium will be an experience that you won’t soon forget!

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To Space and Back
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To Space & Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What is happening above is coming back down to Earth!

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The Sky Tonight
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Our most popular show! Explore the universe as you see it from your backyard, as our own astronomy expert takes your students on a live tour from sundown to sunrise.

Next Generation Science Standards

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