Planetarium

2013 Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. James E. Rothman comes to Portland to present the Southworth Planetarium's April Science Lecture. April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
James E. Rothman
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News & Events

Dinosaurs at Dusk, a whirlwind time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs, starts this September at USM’s Southworth Planetarium!
Asteroid contrail over Urals
An asteroid explodes over the Ural Mountains Friday, injuring more than 900
March 6, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
March 6, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
March 7, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
March 8, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
March 9, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

Birthday Parties at the Planetarium!

The planetarium is a perfect place to celebrate a birthday!   Our rates are reasonable; our facility is "spacey"; our staff is beyond friendly; our shows are engaging; and the experience is educational as well as being entertaining.

March 2015 Night Sky Calendar

Star party

March 2015 Night Sky Calendar

A monthly sky watcher's guide written by the Southworth Planetarium staff.

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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