Grab a seat and enjoy the fun of a Dome Theater film and engaging Live Science Shows. This month’s featured Dome shows are Turtle Odyssey and Animalopolis.

Digital Dome Theater and Planetarium

Encounter an exceptional experience with the largest dome theater in the state. Travel to faraway destinations and go on adventures unlike any other, under the soaring 60-foot screen, immersive 360-degree view and booming surround sound.

You do not have to pay exhibit admission to do the dome!


Take the plunge into the vast ocean with green sea turtle, Bunji! Follow her incredible journey from a hatchling on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, through adulthood. Swim with this amazing creature over thousands of miles and encounter sea critters of all sizes. Tag along with scientists as they attempt to save the green sea turtle species.

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Special Feature: Animalopolis

Voyage to the magical world of animals. Go nose to nose with hippos, dance with bears and do summersaults with sea lions. Unlock the imagination with animals from across the globe, including cheetahs, lions, crabs and much more.

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Special Feature: Animalopolis

Dome Admission Prices


  • Adult (12 – 64) $8
  • Senior (65+) $7
  • Youth (3 – 11) $6
  • 2 and Under FREE

Member discounts apply.
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Special Feature: Animalopolis

  • Members $1
  • Adult (12 – 64) $5
  • Senior (65+) $4
  • Youth (3 – 11) $3
  • 2 and Under FREE

Tax not included. Prices subject to change without notice. General admission isn’t needed to do the Dome.

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The Dome Theater and COVID-19 Precautions

We will have a limit of 59 seats per showing to allow for proper social distancing.

The theater’s stair railing, doors and chairs will be cleaned after every show, and the entire theater will be sanitized at least twice per day.

We do ask that you please pick up your empty soda bottles, candy wrappers, etc. when you exit the theater. This effort will help keep all safe and healthy.

Live science shows

Join us in the Kemper Creative Learning Studio for exciting, interactive Live Science Shows!

Kemper Creative Learning Studio and COVID-19 Precautions

We will have a limit of 50 seats per showing to allow for proper social distancing.

Now Playing: Project Hoverboard

Step foot in the future! Take a look at the technology that will one day let us glide around town like Marty McFly in “Back to the Future Part II”. Be mesmerized by magnetic forces. Break down the phenomenon of quantum locking, plus much more in this extra cool, all-new Live Science Show.

Included with general museum admission, free for members.

Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Schedule subject to change without notice.

Now Playing: Project Hoverboard

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