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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 Seasons Reasons Show
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Show Length: 25 minutes

The Sun, Our Living Star
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Show Length: 25 Minutes

1st Saturday of the Month

Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun's violent surface in immersive fulldome format.

Europe to the Stars
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Show Length: 32 minutes

2nd Saturday of the Month

Discover the European Southern Observatory in a story of cosmic curiosity, courage and perseverance; a story of observing a Universe of deep mysteries and hidden secrets; and a story of designing, building and operating the most powerful ground-based telescopes on the planet.

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!

Hot, Energetic Universe
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Show Length: 30 minutes

4th Saturday of the Month

The planetarium documentary "The Hot and Energetic Universe" presents with the use of Immersive Visualisations and real images the achievements of the modern astronomy, the most advanced terrestrial and orbital observatories, the basic principles electromagnetic radiation and the natural phenomena related to the High Energy Astrophysics.

Distant Worlds - Alien Life?
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Show Length: 53 minutes

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

Distant Worlds -- Alien Life? is a beautiful planetarium film exploring one of the most enduring questions of humankind -- are we alone? For millennia our ancestors watched the stars, questioning the origin and nature of what they saw. Still today we ask these questions, knowing that the Universe is a vast place filled with billions and billions of stars and planets -- but yet, Earth is the only planet we know for sure to be inhabited.

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

Fridays at 7:30 PM and Saturdays at 9:30 PM

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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Showing all month during

2019: May, August

Show Length: 45 minutes

The Wall
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Showing all month during

2019: June, September

Show Length: 55 minutes

Wish You Were Here
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Showing all month during

2019: April, July

Show Length: 45 minutes

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