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Welcome to the BYU-Idaho Planetarium
Come see stars, planets, and constellations as if you were gazing at the night sky.
June 15, 2024 10:00 AM
Join us for astronomical presentations, free activities, and lots of fun! Students and the Community are welcome!

Upcoming Shows at the BYU-Idaho Planetarium

Thursdays | ROM 107 | 7:00 PM | $2.00 at the door
Visit the astounding events of rebirth and renewal as the universe transforms and expands in explosive calamity.
April 25
The beauty of a star-lit sky conceals the violent forces at work within our universe.
May 2
May 9
May 16
May 23
May 30
Historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the moon.
June 6
June 13
June 20
June 27
Peer into the Hubble telescope as it unveils billions of years to witness the birth of the universe.
July 11
July 18
July 25

Public and Private Show Information

The planetarium, located in the George S. Romney Building (ROM 107), offers opportunities to explore the universe with public and private shows. The planetarium is handicap accessible but will only comfortably accommodate 1-2 wheelchairs at a time.
Thursday Open Public Shows
Tickets go on sale at 6:30 pm at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Planetarium comfortably seats 40 adults. Most shows last about 30 minutes.

Public shows are not available on holidays, finals week, school breaks, and all of August.

If you have a timing conflict, a large group to accommodate, or want to view a specific show, consider scheduling a private show.

$2.00 per person.

Children ages 5 and under are free with an adult. Some shows may not be appropriate for young children due to loud noise and darkness.
Private Shows and Reservations
The Planetarium offers private shows for school, scout, family, church, and civic groups. The Planetarium will comfortably seat 40 adults.
Look over the list of planetarium shows to choose one that best fits your group.

Scheduling a Show
Schedule private shows through the Scheduling Office at 208-496-3126. Shows can be reserved at limited times Monday through Friday, excluding Monday and Friday nights.
Shows must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance, but can be scheduled up to one month in advance.

Private showings are $2.00 per person or a minimum of $40 (if your group has less than 20 people)

We offer the following payment options:
  • Check: Made out to BYU-Idaho. This method is the quickest/simplest form of payment.
  • Cash: You must have exact change, we do not have a cash box and cannot make change.
  • Credit or debit cards: Are not handled by our department. At the time of your show, you will be directed to use the CashNet system through the Financial Services Office using a QR code on the receipt. No pre-payments are allowed.