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Sky Theater

September's Schedule at a Glance

7:30PM Phantom of the Universe
12:00PM - *Children's Matinee Solar System Tours
2:00PM Phantom of the Universe
6:30PM Live Show: Planets & Beyond
3:30PM Unveiling the Invisible Universe

Sky theater now has online ticketing! Now, you can purchase your tickets ahead of time by clicking the desired show title above or here. Ticket sales will still be in-person and can be purchased starting at 10 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, however, there is no admission into the show.

*More information regarding Beautifica can be found below. There are no Mesmerica Shows currently. An announcement will be made on their return with Beautifica soon.

About Us

The Sky Theater @ UNT is located in the Environmental Sciences Building on the University of North Texas campus in Denton, TX. This unique 100 seat, 40-foot domed theater, which features a state-of-the-art Digistar projection system that brings visitors stunning views of the night sky, a 360° full dome video, and the most immersive educational experience in all of North Texas!

Spend some quality time with your family or quench your thirst for knowledge by coming to a show and experiencing our captivating full-dome theater. Feel the thrill of traveling to nearby stars, taking a celestial roller coaster, or winding through a field of electrons within an atom.

The planetarium presents a variety of entertaining and educational programs for schools, the university and the general public. For more information browse through our links in the sidebar.

For questions about the UNT Sky Theater please call (940) 369-8213 or email us at

Coming Soon James Hood's Beautifica!

Mesmerica shows have concluded at UNT's Sky Theater, and will return with Beautifica soon. Stay tuned for our announcment!

James Hood's Beautifica is a groundbreaking immersive audio-visual experience, exhibiting in planetariums and dome venues across the US and Canada. Combining James Hood's music with carefully curated 3D animations from artists around the world, the award-winning show is an enormous hit with both audiences and planetarium operators alike, breaking all existing records for full-dome/planetarium music shows. The hour-long show features 360° projections and stunning 5.1 surround sound.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit their ticketing page.

Please note that Sky Theater only hosts these events as venue. UNT is not affiliated with Beautifica and therefore cannot provide any customer service support. All questions and customer service inquires should be emailed to: