Springfield Science Museum Exhibits

Seymour Planetarium

Second Floor

Springfield Science Museum

Seymour Planetarium

The Springfield Science Museum is home to the Seymour Planetarium, the oldest operating planetarium in the United States. The star ball in the Seymour Planetarium can project more than 7,000 stars which vary in brightness.


Splendors of the Night Sky, 2 pm
What is that you’re seeing in the sky at night? With the planetarium stars as the backdrop, find out how to locate and identify celestial objects, planets, and constellations as the seasons change. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Saturdays and Sundays

Tickets (in addition to general museum admission)

Adults $3
Children 3-17 $2
Museum members Free
Purchase tickets at the admissions desk in the Welcome Center.

School Programs – See additional planetarium shows

For more information, contact rsanderson@springfieldmuseums.org
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