Explore the Universe!

At this time we are not accepting private show or in-person field trip requests due to technical problems with the planetarium system. We apologize for the inconvenience and will update our website when things are resolved. Until then, we are still booking virtual private shows and virtual field trips!

In-person Private Show or Virtual Private Shows

In-person Field Trips or Virtual Field Trips

Facebook Live Stream Information and Schedule

Halloween Event

Closed For Public Shows

The Planetarium is currently not running our regular Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday public shows. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope you can understand our decision to help keep our community safe and healthy. 

However, we're now offering live streaming presentations every Wednesday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. via our Facebook page You can also find past livestreams on our YouTube page.

Bringing the Universe to You

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium offers live, interactive shows and full-dome theater presentations. From traditional star displays and cultural shows that show the importance of astronomy around the world, to feature presentations that whisk you through the depths of outer space, the planetarium has something for curious stargazers of all ages.

Located on the main UMD campus, the planetarium has served Duluth for more than 50 years as a fun and educational resource for school groups from preschool to college.

The planetarium is also home to the Arrowhead Astronomical Society, one of the largest amateur astronomy societies in the Upper Midwest.

We invite you to an unforgettable evening — to experience the fascinating world of astronomy.

For disability related accommodations, please contact us at least two weeks in advance at [email protected] or 218-726-7129.