The Milwaukee Public Museum is home to the state-of-the-art National Geographic Dome Theater & Daniel M. Soref Planetarium. It's the largest planetarium in Wisconsin, and the first in the world to use the Digistar 6 computer projection system.
The Dome Theater boasts a six story tall screen and wraparound digital surround sound for an immersive and exciting experience. Shows are always included with museum admission.
"Take a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program." Showing daily throughout the year.
One World, One Sky
"In this great Planetarium show, you'll go on an adventure with Big Bird into outer space to learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the constellations. Supported by PNC Bank." Showing at 9:30 a.m. every Saturday morning, and for groups by request.
Playing this month:
"Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates's fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850s." Now Showing: October 6, 2017 - February 8, 2018
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D
Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D offers a breakthrough-look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all -- that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend. Now Showing: October 6, 2017 - February 8, 2018
Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery
"Explore epic battles of change in the sky above us!" Now Showing: October 6, 2017 - February 8, 2018