About the Planetarium


(Refer to the "Quick Links" to the right for information pertaining to our special programs and events.)

Tuesday, May 3:


Wednesday, May 4

1:00 p.m. Eight Planets and Counting
Friday, May 6

5:00 p.m.  First Friday Art Walk: May 6, 2016: "Prayers Made Visible"

7:00 p.m. IBEX! Search for the Solar System's Edge

8:30 p.m. Natural Selection!

May 2016 Planetarium Show Schedule
June 2016 Planetarium Show Schedule
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 that those listed in our schedule.  Please call 207-780-4249 or e-mail 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!  


SPECIAL DEAL:  Groups can visit both the Southworth Planetarium and the Portland Science Center and receive a discount to both venues!

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