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Astronomy Day

Midlands Astronomy Club
Event organized by Midlands Astronomy Club

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Celebrate our world and the universe beyond with a special day of exciting planetarium experiences, observatory fun, hands-on activities and more.

Museum guests will also have a chance to win a telescope of their very own from Explore Scientific!

Activities included with museum general admission or membership. Planetarium shows are an additional $5 each.


Hands-on science and astronomy related demonstrations and activities.

See the NEW full-dome planetarium experience, Black Holes.

Get a sneak-peek of the upcoming Lyrid meteor shower with a special Live Sky Tour in the planetarium.

Visit the State Museum’s Boeing Observatory for an up-close look at the Sun. Please note: Solar observing is dependant on clear skies.

Explore The Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy. This world-class collection includes American made telescopes and astronomical equipment dating back to 1730.