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Children's Matinee

Saturdays at noon

Sky Theater’s Children’s Matinee features a different Children’s show for kids preschool to 6th grade each month. Check back here to each month to see what the current showing is.

The Little Star That Could
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"The Little Star That Could" is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets. Each planet is introduced to your audiences with basic information about our Solar System.

Show Length: 36 minutes

Star Stories
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Show Length: 30 minutes

First Saturday of the Month

People from around the world and through time have seen the same stars but they have seen different pictures in the sky. Each culture has made up stories to explain the star patterns they saw in the night sky. Let the Sky Theater take you on an adventure through space and time to discover some of these "Star Stories".

From Earth to the Universe
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Show Length: 30 minutes

2nd Saturday of the month

The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity's oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today's grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience From Earth to the Universe.

The Planets & Beyond - Live Show
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Show Length: 45-60 minutes

3rd Saturday of the Month

The Planet's and Beyond is a live interactive live tour of the solar system... and beyond. Audiences direct the show by choosing planetary destinations to fly to while our presenters reveal fascinating facts about these objects and give you on grand tours. Every show is different because it is directed by you!

Dawn of the Space Age
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Show Length: 41 minutes

4th Saturday of the Month

From the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of man's first steps into space. Who were these men and women that took part in these death-defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in "Dawn of the Space Age".

Bad Astronomy
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Show Length: 46 minutes

5th Saturday of the Month (If there is one)

Based on the popular book and website of the same name, Bad Astronomy offers a unique and fun approach to learning about the cosmos. Join the "Bad Astronomer" Phil Plait as he takes a critical look at popular myths and misconceptions to show audiences how science can be used to evaluate questionable claims.

Ticket Prices

The planetarium now accepts credit cards!

 

Ticket Type Cost
Students (with ID)/Children <12 $3
UNT Employees/Senior Citizens $4
Adults $5

1st Saturday Sky Theater / Star Party (Observatory) Combo Deal:

Ticket Type Cost
Students (with ID)/Children <12 $7
UNT Employees/Senior Citizens $8
Adults $9

Concert Series

Thursdays and Fridays at 9 P.M.

Sky Theater’s new Pink Floyd Concert Series features immersive visuals synced to your favorite Pink Floyd albums: The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, and I Wish You Were Here. The show will change each month and isn’t intended for children.

The Dark Side of the Moon
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Priemer event this Halloween at 9pm.

Showing all month during

2018: November

2019: February, May, August

Show Length: 45 minutes

The Wall
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Showing all month during

2018: December

2019: March, June, September

Show Length: 55 minutes

Wish You Were Here
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Showing all month during

2019: January, April, July

Show Length: 45 minutes

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