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 2016-2017 schedule
- Friday, 9/16/2016 Autumnal Equinox
- Friday, 10/28/2016 Juno at Jupiter
- Friday, 11/4/2016 Juno at Jupiter
- Friday, 12/2/2016 Winter Solstice
- Friday, 2/3/2017 Eclipse
- Saturday, 2/4/2017 7:00pm Storytelling in the Planetarium - Jim Cogan - PLEASE NOTE: the 4:00 pm show has been cancelled!
- Friday, 3/10/2017 Spring Equinox
- Friday, 4/7/2017 Eclipse
- Friday, 5/5/2017 5:30pm Eclipse - purchase
- NEW: Monday, 5/15/2017 Eclipse - purchase
- Friday, 6/16/2017 Summer Solstice with Eclipse - purchase
Dates and topics are subject to change!