Frequently Asked Questions
The Sudekum show schedule varies throughout the year. Click here» to get the most current program information and showtimes.
Most daytime planetarium shows require member or paid admission to Adventure Science Center and purchase of a separate ticket for a planetarium show. However, if you arrive at the Science Center after 3:00 p.m., you can purchase 3:30 p.m. planetarium tickets without paying general admission.
Or, join us on the Second Saturday of each month for after-hours showings in the Sudekum Planetarium. Tickets are just $6 per show for non-members and $4 per show for members. A perfect way to start your evening or a great after-dinner date!
Children age 2 and under may only be admitted to a planetarium show for free if they are seated in an adult’s lap. If you wish your child to be seated separately, a separate ticket is required.
Yes! Sit back, relax, and watch the stars come out during Skies Over Nashville, a live program that highlights the stars, constellations, and planets visible in the evening at this time of year. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions or even try to stump the presenter. Check our schedule for showtimes.
At the center of the Turner Theatre is the GOTO Chiron optical star projector that fills the dome with more than 6.5 million stars (the previous star ball projected 2,500). This breathtakingly realistic night sky is combined with a Digistar 3, high-definition, full-dome system that projects images and animations of the wonders of the universe from horizon to horizon. No other planetarium in the country offers the seamless integration of these two technologies. The gently sloping seating and powerful 5.1 surround sound system give the visitors to the Sudekum a unique, immersive and exhilarating experience. To learn more about our planetarium technology, click here»
Yes! Sudekum Planetarium has been producing original programming for planetariums since 1987. Learn more here»