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Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic, and our concern for our guests here at the University of North Texas, all public programs in the UNT Sky Theater planetarium, and the Rafes Urban Astronomy Center are suspended until further notice.

-Ron Diiulio, Director

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 tours of the sky that eveing. Check back here to each month to see what the current showing is.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Type Cost
All Ages $5

Saturdays at 12PM

The Seasons Reasons Show
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Show Length: 25 minutes

This Month's General Audience Shows

Sky Theater's 2pm general audience show changes every month. Due to its popularity, The Planets and Beyond - Live Show is now playing every Satuday at 6:30pm. 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 tours of the sky that eveing. 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

Saturdays at 2pm

Bad Astronomy
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Show Length: 46 minutes

Saturdays at 6:30pm

The Planets & Beyond - Live Show
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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!

Show Length: 45-60 minutes

Concert Series

Sky Theater's 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. The show isn't intended for children but they are welcome at viewers discretion.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Type Cost
Students/Seniors/UNT Employees $12
General Admission $16

Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 9:30 PM, and Sundays at 3:30 PM

The Wall
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Show Length: 55 minutes

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