Monday, February 8


Tuesday, February 9

1:00 p.m. Dinosaurs at Dusk!

Wednesday, February 10


Thursday, February 11

7:00 p.m.   Southworth Science Lecture Series 2015-2016

Friday, February 12  
12:00 - 4:00 p.m
. Darwin Day! 

7:00 p.m. Laser Fest 2016!   Laser Mania

8:00 p.m.  Laser Fest 2016!  Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"

February 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.

HIGHLIGHT EVENT:  Laser Fest 2016!    February 12 - 21, 2016

Laser shows  Perseus-Andromeda LaserLaser party ball


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
February 8, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 8, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 9, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 10, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 11, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 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.

GROUP SHOWS ON DEMAND: 30 show choices!


Space Park Infinity

The Southworth Planetarium now offers school groups, recreation centers, and all other organizations more than 30 new show choices with our "Shows on Demand" feature! Shows about the the birth of the Universe, TimeSpace, origins of life, the Hubble Space Telescope, Classical Mythology and much more!

Choose from more than 30 options!

Shows on Demand: Thirty choices for you and your group

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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