Sensory Friendly Shows

Second Saturday Sensory Friendly Shows

Enjoy planetarium shows in a sensory friendly environment. 


During the show: lights will be dimmed (but not completely out), volume will be turned down, and a quiet zone will be available in the building atrium. 

All shows include a tour of the night sky. We will include a short break in between the main show and the night sky tour. 

Curious about what your trip to the Planetarium will be like? Check out our social story!

Ticket Prices and Information

  • $5 - Adults (age 13-59)
  • $3 - Children (age 6-12), Seniors (age 60+), UMD Students (must show student ID)
  • Free - Children age 5 and under

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, use the link below. 

Purchase tickets here

Upcoming Shows

Saturday, July 13th at 4:00p 

Larry: Cat in Space: Enjoy a special sensory friendly planetarium show! Take off on a lunar adventure with a curious stowaway cat! A playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon. This show is ideal for families with younger kids.      Watch a trailer here. 

Special thanks to our partner, the Masonic Children's Clinic, for their help in setting up this opportunity for our community!