Planetarium

About the Planetarium

WELCOME TO THE SOUTHWORTH PLANETARIUM'S WEB SITE!  We are delighted you're on this web-site!   We offer shows, classes, First Friday Art Walk, lectures, and much more!  Listen to our weekly radio program: WMPG: Radio Astronomy!   The Southworth Planetarium: Made from the best stuff off Earth!
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Refer to the "Quick Links" at the right hand side of this web site for information pertaining to our special programs and events.

While here, please be sure to consult our June 2016 Planetarium Show Schedule   Find DIRECTIONS and information about PARKING!  Learn about Setting up a Group Show!  Do you have an astronomy question? Ask the Staff Astronomer!

Let us know how we can assist you.  

Contacting us is easy.  Call 207-780-4249  or e-mail  edward.gleason@maine.edu

UPCOMING SHOW SCHEDULE

Monday, July 25: (Christmas in July day)

11:00 a.m. "Season of Light" Full Dome show

1:00 p.m. "Season of Light" Full Dome show

Tuesday, July 26:

11:00 a.m. Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

1:00 p.m. Dinosaurs at Dusk!

Wednesday, July 27:

11:00 a.m. Full Dome: The Little Star That Could

1:00 p.m. Eight Planets and Counting

Thursday, July 28:

11:00 a.m. Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

1:00 p.m. Dinosaurs at Dusk!

SHOW ADMISSION PRICES
July 2016 Planetarium Show Schedule
August 2016 Planetarium Show Schedule

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The Southworth Planetarium is available for group shows throughout the day.  You may schedule your group showings for times other than those listed in our schedule.  Please call 207-780-4249 or e-mail  edward.gleason@maine.edu for more information

 

About Us

What can you do at the Southworth Planetarium?  See a showenroll in a classattend a lecture, buy fascinating science toys, explore our exhibit area, learn the night sky.

We are open throughout the week. Not only do we have public shows, but we offer private shows to school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, business organizations, and more.

Like the Universe, itself, the more you explore the planetarium, the more you'll discover!  

 

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