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DIGITAL DOME

The reimagined Kaleideum presents our brand-new Digital Dome Planetarium!

Imagine a world where you can travel through the cosmos, dive deep into meteorological phenomena, and embark on an immersive journey into the fascinating world of Science and Astronomy – all from the comfort of a cutting-edge, full-dome theater.

The Kaleideum laser light system is now larger and brighter than ever with an ever expanding library of music. Our Laser Shows will light up your world.  LASER SHOWS

THIS WEEK

(June 17 to June 23)

Weekday Show Schedule

Noon – Zula Patrol Under the Weather ($)
1 pm – Sci-Fi Musical Laser Show ($)
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Oasis in Space ($)
4 pm – Sci-Fi Musical Laser Show ($)
Note: Schedule may vary due to School Group programs.

$3 members / $5 non-members, tickets available at the Welcome Desk.

At this time, we are not offering Digital Dome tickets without museum admission. If there is sufficient interest in attending only Digital Dome programs without access to the museum as a whole, we will reconsider this policy.

Please contact us at: info@kaleideum.org

Weekend Show Schedule

11 am – Zula Patrol Under the Weather ($)
Noon – Solar System Tour ($)
1 pm – Featured Laser Artist: Britney Spears ($)*
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Oasis in Space ($)
4 pm – Featured Laser Artist: Britney Spears ($)*

$3 members / $5 non-members, tickets available at the Welcome Desk.

*Parental discretion is advised.

 
 

NEXT WEEK

(June 24 to June 30)

Weekday Show Schedule

Noon – Hazelnuts ($)
1 pm – Bruce’s Best Musical Laser Show ($)
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Two Small Pieces of Glass ($)
4 pm – Bruce’s Best Musical Laser Show ($)
Note: Schedule may vary due to School Group programs.

$3 members / $5 non-members, tickets available at the Welcome Desk.

At this time, we are not offering Digital Dome tickets without museum admission. If there is sufficient interest in attending only Digital Dome programs without access to the museum as a whole, we will reconsider this policy.

Please contact us at: info@kaleideum.org

Weekend Show Schedule

11 am – Hazelnuts ($)
Noon – Solar System Tour ($)
1 pm – Featured Laser Artist: AC/DC ($)*
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Two Small Pieces of Glass ($)
4 pm – Featured Laser Artist: AC/DC ($)*

$3 members / $5 non-members, tickets available at the Welcome Desk.

*Parental discretion is advised.

 
 

OUR PROGRAMS

The Digital Dome offers a wide variety of programs throughout the day and week!

Star Tours

Explore the night sky as we visit the stars and constellations – From the animals in the sky, through the constellations of the Zodiac, to the sky tonight.

(Program varies from day to day).

Cosmic Tours

Take a live full dome tour through the cosmos. Depending on the program, we’ll explore different aspects of the universe from the planets on out to the great unknown. It will be truly “cosmic.”

(Program might vary from week to week).

Laser Programs

Tour the cosmos with Kaleideum’s laser based animation programs.

Full Dome Video Programs

Immerse yourself in the vastness of the cosmos with full dome video programs in Kaleideum’s expansive 40 foot digital dome.

(Program varies from week to week).

Laser Shows

Rock out to our Laser Shows with a different featured artist every weekend.

LASER SHOWS

Young Astronomer Programs

Full dome digital programs just for the younger astronomers. Yes, those of you who are “young at heart” are also welcome.

(Program varies from week to week).

SHOW CATALOGUE

Check out our available shows!

Star Tour

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Starry Safari

This live, interactive program, will take the younger astronomers on a tour of the animals we find in the night sky. We’ll find lions, bears, dragons, dogs, bulls, and many more.

Cosmic Tour

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Earth, Moon & Sun Exploration

Explore our cosmic neighborhood with this dynamic and captivating full dome digital  program. Embark on a celestial journey as we take a fascinating voyage of discovery through our Solar System and learn more about the Sun, Earth, planets, and moons within the vast canvas of our solar system.   

Full Dome Video

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Cosmic Adventure

Take a roller coaster ride from the Moon through the Solar System, our galaxy, and the universe. This unforgettable high-speed adventure will immerse you in some of the most amazing aspects of the Universe. Narrated by Nancy Cartwright of TV’s The Simpsons.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Full Dome Video

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Microcosm

It is the year 2053. At the Center for Miniaturized Medicine, you’ll shrink down to the size of a microbe and then be injected into a patient who is suffering from a mysterious viral infection. As you discover clues along the way, you’ll race against time to save the patient on this roller-coaster ride through the human body.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Star Tour

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Zodiac Sky Tour

Do you know your sign? Well, join us and find out what it really looks like in the night sky.

This live, interactive program, will take you on a tour of the zodiac constellations (or what astronomers call the constellations of the ecliptic).

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ZODIAC CONSTELLATIONS GO HERE

Cosmic Tour

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Stars & Planets

After a look at the stars and constellations in the night sky, we’ll take a short tour of our Solar System and visit the Planets. All eight of them. Don’t worry we’ll stop at Pluto as well.

Full Dome Video

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Oasis in Space

Embark on a engaging full dome voyage through our Solar System, galaxy, and the universe in search of water – the key ingredient for life on Earth. Oasis in Space offers a new perspective on the substance that sustains life on our planet.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Full Dome Video

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From Earth to The Universe

Take a trip through the cosmos starting with the Earth and reaching out to the far flung expanses of the universe.

Young Astronomers Program

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Zula Patrol Under The Weather

When weather is stolen from the planets in our solar system, the Zula Patrol comes to the rescue!

Learn about weather processes on Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and the Earth with the lovable gang of aliens called the Zula Patrol. Find out how different (and how similar) weather is on various planets and how it compares with weather on the Earth.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Star Tour

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The Night Sky

This live, interactive program, will take you on a tour of the stars and constellations visible in the night sky this time of year. Find out what’s up there tonight. We might even spot a planet or two.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NIGHT SKY GO HERE

Cosmic Tour

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Solar System Tour

Take the grand tour of our Solar System! From the Sun and planets to moons, dwarf planets, and more. Our planetarium educator will take you on an exciting four billion mile trip from our star out to the far reaches of the Solar System.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SOLAR SYSTEM GO HERE

Full Dome Video

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Universe

Embark on a fascinating journey through history as we explore humanity’s evolving understanding of the universe. Discover ancient astronomical sites and remarkable structures while taking a breathtaking glimpse into the cosmos.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Full Dome Video

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

The story of the telescope.

Young Astronomers Program

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Hazelnuts

Nino and Lilli are two squirrels searching for super hazelnuts. In doing so, they discover the planets of our solar system and beyond. In the end, they find the perfect planet, one which produces the perfect hazelnuts.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Laser Program

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The Great Space Chase

“It’s an Intergalactic, Virtual-Reality Accelerator Suit. And it’s been stolen!”

Join Lt. Photeus as he tracks the sinister Captain Xenon through our Solar System. The Great Space Chase is a detective mystery that uses laser animations to  teach audiences about our Solar System and the universe.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Laser Program

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A Brief Mystery of Time

A humorous program using laser animations about the science, history, and cultural perceptions of time. Astronomical topics include black holes, worm holes, the speed of light, and the possibilities of time travel.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Laser Show

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“Traditional” Laser Shows

See our more traditional musical laser shows, including old favorites such as Space & Beyond.

Shown weekdays at 1 pm.

Laser Show

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Featured Artists

Our Featured artists span musical generations from the 60s all the way up to today. Yes, we have The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Daft Punk, Taylor Swift, and many more. Kaleideum offers a different featured artist each weekend at 1 pm and 4 pm.

See our Laser Show page for more details.

Full Dome Video

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Losing The Dark

We are losing the night sky. Join us for a short tour through the issues we face with light pollution. Then see a few stars and constellation visible this time of year. End with a short tour through the planets of our Solar System.

The Losing the Dark planetarium show is the result of a collaboration between DarkSky and Loch Ness Productions.

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION