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University of Minnesota Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium
weekly public shows


July 30, August 8: Solar System Tour

August 1, 6: Stargazing Tonight

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Amazing Stargazing at 2 pm and Space Dreams at 7 pm

August 13: Arrowhead Astronomical Society Presents!

August 15: Moons of the Solar System

August 20, 22: Aurora

August 27, 29: Science of Star Wars

This Month Only: Dates/Shows are subject to change, as we will be hosting laser shows the last two weekends in August!

Don't forget, episodes of Carl Sagan's "Cosmos" at 8pm every first and last Wednesday.


FREE public shows - Wednesday @ 7pm.

Friday public shows:
$3 adults
$2 kids (6-12)

FREE (5 & under)


Stellar Saturday:

$3 adults
$2 kids (6-12)

FREE (5 & under)


Stellar Saturday Full-Dome Features:

Matinee 2pm - Amazing Stargazing: Exploring the Season's Constellations

Feature 7pm - Space Dreams

Visit our gift shop for: Educational gifts, T-shirts, Toys, Books and more


The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium offers:
  • Full-dome theater programs
  • FREE public shows Wednesdays at 7pm
  • Public admissions for Fridays at 7pm
  • Stellar Saturday: Full-Dome Features
  • Custom programs for groups, birthdays, catered events, camps, scouts, and more!

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Contact Information:
Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium
(218) 726-7129


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