The Planetarium is open and we are following the Manitoba Government health and safety guidelines to help protect staff and visitors – including physically distanced seat arrangements and disinfecting the theatre between shows.
Current Planetarium Show Schedule
Thursday, October 29 & November 5
1:30 pm: Ice Worlds (Oct 29)
3:00 pm: The Search For Life: Are We Alone? (Oct 29 & Nov 5)
1:30 pm: LIFE: A Cosmic Story (Nov 5)
Friday, October 30 & November 6
1:30 pm: Ice Worlds (Oct 30)
1:30 pm: LIFE: A Cosmic Story (Nov 6)
3:00 pm: The Search For Life: Are We Alone? (Oct 30 & Nov 6)
Saturday, October 31 & November 7
1:30 pm: Manitoba Skies (Oct 24)
3:00 pm: The Search for Life: Are We Alone? (Oct 24)
October 31: SPECIAL HALLOWEEN PROGRAMMING
Sunday, November 1 & November 8
1:30 pm: Manitoba Skies (Nov 1 & Nov 8)
3:00 pm: The Search for Life: Are We Alone? (Nov 1 & Nov 8)
IMPORTANT: For the safety of our visitors and staff, once a Planetarium show has begun latecomers will not be admitted. Planetarium shows are approximately 40 minutes in length.
The exploration of space is the greatest journey humanity has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of the journey? What does it take to be… an astronaut? Discover the dangers and opportunities of space exploration. Narrated by Ewan McGregor.
Ice shapes our planet Earth, and many other planets and moons in our solar system. Melting ice caused by climate change is also transforming our way of life. Explore these changes and see how our observations of other worlds helps us to understand our own.
LIFE: A Cosmic Story
(for All Ages)
Jodie Foster narrates this documentary about the wonders of life on planet Earth. What have we learned about our own planet, and what does the study of other planets tell us about our own?
Take a live guided tour of Manitoba’s summer sky. Our Planetarium Astronomer will highlight the constellations, planets, and celestial events that you can see on summer evenings, and answer your space questions.
The Search For Life: Are We Alone?
(for All Ages)
Is there life on other worlds, and how can we know? Harrison Ford narrates this exploration of one of the biggest questions in science today, sharing what we know about life in the universe and how we can find it.
- Doors to the Planetarium will open 20 minutes before the scheduled show time. Planetarium shows are approximately 40 minutes in length.
- The maximum number of visitors allowed in the Planetarium has been temporarily reduced to allow for physical distancing. Due to this, a staff member will show you to your seat upon arrival on a first-come first-served basis.
- No food or drink is permitted in the Planetarium.
- We ask that all electronic devices be turned off or turned to silent before the show begins to minimize disruptions in the theatre.
- Photography is permitted before or after shows only.
- For the safety of our visitors and staff, once a Planetarium show has begun latecomers will not be admitted.
For more information on planning your visit to the Planetarium, please go to our Plan My Visit page.