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Sky Theater is now open for public and private shows. Information about private reservations can be found here.

Public shows will occur as scheduled below, purchase your tickets ahead here!

Sky theater now has online ticketing! You can purchase your tickets ahead of time here or 15 minutes before showtime at the box office outside of the Planetarium. The ticket booth will remain open 5 minutes after the show's start time for people that could be late. After those five minutes, there is no admission into the show.

Children's Matinee

Sky Theater's Children's Matinee features a different Children's show for kids preschool to 6th grade each month. Each show lasts about an hour and includes a guided tour of the sky that evening. Check back here each month to see what the current showing is.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Type Cost
All Ages $5

Saturdays at 12PM

ExoPlanets: Worlds of Wonder
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Show Length: 26 minutes

General Audience Shows

Sky Theater's general audience show features a different show for all ages each month. Each show lasts about an hour and includes a guided tour of the sky that evening. Check back here to each month to see what the current showing is.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Type Cost
Students/UNT Employees/Seniors/Kids $5
General Admission $8
Star Party Combo:
Students/UNT Employees/Seniors/Kids
$9
Star Party Combo:
General Admission
$12

*Star Party Combo Tickets are only sold on the first and third Saturdays of each month.

Saturdays at 2pm

Phantom of the Universe
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From the journey of protons racing through the world's largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent cosmos, Phantom of the Universe is a new fulldome planetarium show designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter. It is narrated by Oscar-winning actress, Tilda Swinton.

Show Length: 28 minutes

Saturdays at 6:30pm

Sky Tonight: Extended
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Show Length: 30 Minutes

Europe to the Stars
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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.

Show Length: 32 minutes