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DIGITAL DOME

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

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 planetarium.

The Kaleideum laser light system is now larger and brighter than ever with an ever expanding library of music. Highlights include weekend featured artists and full length Late Night Lasers. Our Laser Shows will light up your world.

GO HERE FOR MORE ABOUT OUR LASER SHOWS

THIS WEEK

(July 15 to July 21)

Weekday Show Schedule

Noon – The Zula Patrol Under The Weather ($)
1 pm – Laser Fun Musical Laser Show ($)
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Universe ($)
4 pm – Laser Fun 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 – The Zula Patrol Under The Weather ($)
Noon – Solar System Tour ($)
1 pm – Featured Laser Artist: Daft Punk ($)*
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Universe ($)
4 pm – Featured Laser Artist: Daft Punk ($)*

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

*Parental discretion is advised.

 

 
 

NEXT WEEK

(July 22 to July 28)

Weekday Show Schedule

Noon – Hazelnuts ($)
1 pm – Stranger 80s Musical Laser Show ($)
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Expedition Reef (NEW!) ($)
4 pm – Stranger 80s 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: Guns N’ Roses (NEW!) ($)*
2 pm – Stars & Planets ($)
3 pm – Expedition Reef (NEW!) ($)
4 pm – Featured Laser Artist: Guns N’ Roses (NEW!) ($)*

$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!

“Live” Cosmic Tours

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Planetarium Tours of the Stars, Planets, and Beyond

Take live full dome tours through the night sky, solar system, and the cosmos.

Depending on the program, we’ll explore the stars & constellations or different aspects of the universe from the planets out to the great unknown.

It will truly be “cosmic.”

GO HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE STARS AND PLANETS.

Full Dome Videos

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Full Dome Fully Immersive Videos

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

We’ll explore the planets and further out to the extent of the universe, as well as the human body and the ocean reefs.

Young Astronomers Programs

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Programs for the Younger Audience

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

Programs include the Zula Patrol searching for the weather, two squirrels looking for the perfect hazelnut, and even a few characters from Sesame Street.

Laser Shows

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Musical Laser Shows (Weekend Featured Artists & Late Night Lasers)

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

Enjoy more “traditional” musical laser shows during the week.

Rock out to our laser shows with a different featured artist every weekend.

Don’t miss our periodic LATE NIGHT LASERS featuring full length laser shows highlighting several of our featured artists.

GO HERE FOR MORE ABOUT OUR LASER SHOWS

SHOW CATALOGUE

Check out our available shows!

Live 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.

Live 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

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.

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Full Dome Video

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From Earth to The Universe

Take a trip through the cosmos starting with the Earth. Travel to the planets of our Solar System. Then go beyond, reaching out to the far flung expanses of the universe from nebulae to galaxies to galactic clusters. All the way back to the Big Bang.

Full Dome Video

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Two Small Pieces of Glass - The Amazing Telescope

Explore the wonders and discoveries made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years.

Follow two students as they interact with an astronomer at a local star party. Using two small pieces of glass, learn about the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass and more – including the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

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.

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Live 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 STARS AND CONSTELLATIONS GO HERE

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.

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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.

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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.

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Young Astronomers Program

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Hazelnuts

Nino and Lilli are two squirrels searching for super hazelnuts. In doing so, they learn about the planets of our solar system, how the Earth formed, and how life evolved. 

In the end, they find the perfect planet, one which produces the perfect hazelnuts.

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Live 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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STARS AND CONSTELLATIONS GO HERE

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.

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Full Dome Video

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Expedition Reef

Embark on an oceanic safari to learn the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea.”

Expedition Reef immerses you in an undersea adventure that allows one to discover how corals grow, feed, reproduce, and support over 25% of all marine life on Earth—while facing unprecedented threats from climate change, habitat destruction, and overfishing.

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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

Young Astronomers Program

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One World, One Sky (Coming Soon)

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu. Take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the Moon, and discover how different it is from Earth.

One World, One Sky is a spectacle of light and color as we watch the stars twinkle over Sesame Street. 

GO HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Live 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

Live 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.   

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.

Laser Show

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Late Night Lasers

For the adults, look for periodic LATE NIGHT LASERS – Full length laser shows presented in the evening. 

On Friday, July 5, we’ll present Pink Floyd along with AC/DC vs. Guns N’ Roses.

See our Laser Show page for more details.