online Reservations and pre-payment are required for all public shows.
Cost for Public Shows
$2.50/child ages 4-17
Click here to make your reservations and payments online.
NOTE: if you are an employee or a student of The C of I please call Kinga Britschgi for reservations.
All the Public Shows start at 7:00 p.m. and they are approx. 1-hr long. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier, by 6:45.
Wheelchair accessible! Please let Kinga (208-459-5211) know if you have special needs in the planetarium as we are limited two designated spaces for wheelchair seating and extra time is needed to enter the planetarium through the platform lift for handicapped access.
The 2015-2016 schedule
- Monday, 9/21/2015 Autumnal Equinox
- Friday, 10/2/2015 Morning Stars
- Friday, 11/13/2015 Morning Stars
- Friday, 12/4/2015 Winter Solstice
- Tuesday, 12/15/2015
- Friday, 2/12/2016 Saturn SOLD OUT
- Friday, 2/26/2016 Saturn SOLD OUT
- Friday, 3/11/2016 Spring Solstice SOLD OUT
- Saturday, 3/12.2016 Star Party at Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge (Nampa) - 5:30-8:30; free for the whole family
- Friday, 4/1/2016 Saturn SOLD OUT
- NEW: Friday, 4/15/2016 Saturn SOLD OUT
- Friday, 5/13/2016 Saturn SOLD OUT
- Friday, 6/10/2016 Summer Solctice SOLD OUT
Dates and topics are subject to change!
Our next Public Show will be in September, 2016. The 2016-2017 Schedule of the Whittenberger Planetarium is under construction. Please check back later for program update.