Full Dome Movies & Planetarium Shows

Koch Immersive Theater Tickets


Admission to the Museum includes a ticket to one show in the Koch Immersive Theater. To purchase individual tickets (not entrance to the museum), please see a selection a showings below. If you would like to purchase tickets for a large group, please contact the Museum at (812) 425-2406.

December Theater Schedule

 


Individual Ticket Prices

Not-Yet Members Adult: $7
Not-Yet Members Youth (4-17): $5
Members: $5

To purchase theater tickets, please call the Museum at (812) 425-2406 or visit the front desk.

Please note: These ticket prices are for individual theater tickets only.  


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Let is Snow

This delightful animated show features a variety of festive classics such as “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow”; “Run Rudolph Run”; “Frosty the Snowman”; “Holly Jolly Christmas”; “Jingle Bell Rock”; and a stunning, multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra, among many others!  The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation, laser imagery, special effects, and all-dome scenery in the audiovisual setting of the Planetarium.  This musical program is a fun and entertaining experience for all ages, especially families.

 

 

 

 

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From Earth to the Universe

The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience From Earth to the Universe.

This stunning, 30-minute voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. Revel in the splendour of the worlds in the Solar System and our scorching Sun. Join us on a journey out to the colourful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe.

 

 

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Forces of Nature

Get up close and personal to nature’s most powerful and extreme forces. Cameras capture erupting volcanoes, devastating earthquakes, and powerful storms as a team of scientists travel the world in an attempt to figure out what causes these dangerous, yet undeniably thrilling natural occurrences. Putting their lives on the line in the name of scientific discovery, these experts forge their way through volcanic flows, along treacherous fault lines, and in cars heading straight into a raging tornado.

 

 

 

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Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Join National Geographic on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb to a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you’ll be glad you live on Earth! Audiences will fly through the thick atmosphere of Venus, magnetic storms on the sun, liquid methane showers on Titan, and anticyclones whirling at hundreds of miles per hour on Jupiter.

 

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One World, One Sky

Produced by Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street®, One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure, is a cross-cultural planetarium show geared toward children ages 4 to 6. Through the lens of astronomy, children join Elmo, Big Bird and a Muppet from China named Hu Hu Zhu to explore the night sky.

 

 

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Perfect Little Planet

Our program for older children follows the antics of an alien family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Perfect Little Planet will help you discover our solar system through a new set of eyes. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms of Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? This program is a solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.

 

 

 

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Flight of the Butterflies

An interconnected scientific adventure story that spans not only thousands of miles, but generations. Learn about the remarkable Monarch butterfly migration, the most incredible migration on Earth, and the determined scientist who spent 40 years trying to discover exactly where the butterflies mysteriously disappeared when they flew south for winter.

 

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Sea Monsters

Journey 80 million years back in time to an age when mighty dinosaurs dominated the land – and an equally astonishing assortment of ferocious creatures swam, hunted and fought for survival beneath the vast, mysterious prehistoric seas. Stunning photo-realistic imagery re-creates the perilous underwater realm of two young, dolphin-sized marine reptiles called Dolichorhynchops, or Dollies, and follows their incredible journey through waters ruled by some of the most awesome predators ever to prowl the Earth’s oceans.


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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

Dinosaurs at Dusk is a learning adventure of a father and his teenage daughter Lucy, who share a fascination for all things that fly. You will travel back in time to meet the pterosaurs and the ancestors of modern-day birds: the feathered dinosaurs. Lucy and her father navigate from continent to continent, looking for clues about the origins of flight.When time runs out they experience first-hand the cataclysmic “last day” of the dinosaurs.

Our Traditional Planetarium Shows


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Skies Over Evansville

Presented “live” as a traditional planetarium experience, this program typically details the visible constellations and planets of our night sky while allowing visitors to grasp our unique place in space. The program includes interaction with the presenter, and those attending are encouraged to ask questions.

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Solar System Tour

Presented “live” as a traditional planetarium experience, this program typically details our solar system while allowing visitors to grasp our unique place in space. The program includes interaction with the presenter, and those attending are encouraged to ask questions.