This summer, the Museum's Charles Hayden Planetarium is the place to be for groundbreaking, innovative nightlife! Every Thursday night, the dome lights up with exciting, one-of-a-kind new collaborations, performances, film screenings, and more!
On the first Thursday of each month this summer, revisit your favorite science-fiction films in the immersive setting of our Charles Hayden Planetarium. Lay back and enjoy as familiar scenes unfold amid a bed of stars and classic characters light up the dome all summer long. Plus, join us on the fifth Thursday of both June and August for two special movie marathons of two classic sci-fi series!
All Summer Thursdays programs are intended for audiences 18+.
Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 the day of, starting at midnight.
June 1: Starship Troopers
July 6: Independence Day
August 3: Galaxy Quest
Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 the day of, starting at midnight.
June 29: Back to the Future I and II
August 31: Alien and Aliens
*Start times for the movie marathons is 6:00 pm.
For Back to the Future, cash bar and complimentary light snacks will be provided in the lobby of the Planetarium between films, from 8:00 to 9:00 pm. (No food or drink is permitted in the Planetarium.)
Seating is general admission, so we encourage you to arrive early to guarantee your party is seated together. Doors to the theater will open 10 minutes prior to the start time. Late seating will be accommodated when possible.