How much does it cost to attend a planetarium presentation?  Well, that depends on the presentation and on you.   What kind of person are you:

--a child (17 or younger)

--an adult (18 -64)

--a senior (65 - 120)  (Anybody 120 years old and older is admitted free)

--USM student, faculty or staff member

--Planetarium member:  

Planetarium Membership Program


Now, as for the presentation:

ASTRONOMY MATINEES (weekends and vacation.)

$5.50 - adults

$5.00 - children, seniors

USM students, faculty and staff and planetarium members are admitted free (Get used to reading that.)


$6.50 - adults

$6.00 - children, seniors

USM students faculty and staff and planetarium members are admitted free.

Combo price: To see both Friday evening astronomy shows, the price is

$11.00 for adults;   $10.00 - children, seniors

And, of course, USM students, faculty, staff and planetarium members are admitted to both shows free.


Admission by donation!

(We generally suggest a donation, which means that we've actually set an admission price for the lecture, but have given you the option to not pay it without fear of legal consequences.) 


$60.00  Enrollment

$40.00  For USM students, faculty, staff and planetarium members.





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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