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Operated by Friends of LBL, the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory is an attraction like no other at Land Between the Lakes. 

Visitors can take in everything from white dwarves to black holes on the planetarium's 40-foot dome, while novice astronomers can learn to identify the constellations on a simulated night sky.  For those preferring to view the real thing, the Golden Pond Observatory offers spectacular views of the stars through its telescopes.

The observatory houses two state of the art telescopes - a 16-inch Meade LX-200 ACF Schmidt Cassegrain and a Coronado Solar.  This Meade is capable of finding and tracking any object that is visible in the telescope, while the Coronado allows observers to safely view prominences on the disk of the sun, as well as other details of Earth's nearest star.

The observatory is also home to the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers, which holds meetings there each Saturday closest to the New Moon.  The public is invited to attend these meetings at no charge. A complete list of WKAA meetings can be found at its website, www.wkaa.net.

The Golden Planetarium is located inside the Golden Pond Visitor Center, while the observatory is located behind the building.  The visitor center is located in the center of LBL, where the Woodlands Trace and U.S. Highway 68/80 meet.

The season for the planetarium and observatory runs from January 2 to December 29. 

They are closed Thanksgiving Day, December 24-26, December 30-31, and January 1. 

The planetarium offers holiday shows November 29-December 23 and laser music shows September 3-December 28.

Admission to the daytime and evening planetarium shows is $5 for ages 13 and up and $3 for ages 5-12.

Admission to the evening laser light shows is $7 for all ages.  

For more information on show times or discount group rates, call (270) 924-2020.

The Planetarium

SEASON  Year-round except Thanksgiving, December 24 through January 1
HOURS  Varies with several shows daily.  See our Events Calendar for details.
ADMISSION  Daytime Shows:  $5.00 Ages 13 & Up; $3 for ages 5-12.  Evening Shows are $7 for all ages
GPS  N 36 46' 38.41" / W 88 03' 53.75"  {Map It!}
LOCATION  At the Visitor Center

Planetarium Show Dates & Times

Note:  Dates and times are subject to change.  Call 1-800-LBL-7077 for more information.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  May 28, 2016 - Saturday Evenings

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:00 and 6:30. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply.

Star Party

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.7782055,-88.0636644

When:  May 28, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for our first star party with the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Bring your own telescope, or take a look through ours. Weather permitting.

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: From the Earth to the Universe

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  March 12, 2016 thru May 31, 2016 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

This stunning, full-dome voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the worlds in the Solar System and our scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe takes the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad of galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free Daily Show times are 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Earth, Moon & Sun

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  March 12, 2016 thru May 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

In this show you will learn about the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system. This show uses Native American stories throughout to help distinguish between myths and science. Run time: 25 minutes plus interpretive presentation. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Showtimes are Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 12:00 noon; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  March 12, 2016 thru May 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Take a National Geographic spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you'll be glad you live on Earth! Sponsored by Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Murray State University. Run time: 30 minutes plus interpretive presentation. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Show times are Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Tonight's Sky Live!

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  March 12, 2016 thru May 31, 2016 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us at this live show as we explore the night sky above us with its celestial bodies. Our planetarium interpreter will show you the current positions of planets, sun, stars, constellations, and galaxies as seen from Land Between The Lakes. You'll learn about the wonders of our night sky that you can share with others. Recommended for 6 & above. Presentation time: 40 minutes. Daily show time is 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  April 1, 2016 thru May 31, 2016 - Daily at 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

This full dome presentation traces the history of the telescope from Galileo's modifications to a child's spyglass, by using 2 small pieces of glass, to the launch of the NASA's Hubble Space telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Show times are Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Firefall

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  March 12, 2016 thru May 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Throughout Earth's violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. The ancient barrage continues today; from harmless meteors - those brilliant streaks in the night sky, to mountain sized boulders wandering perilously close to Earth. This ceaseless Firefall is our only tangible connection to the universe beyond and is an ever-present reminder of our own humble beginnings in the hostile environment of space. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Show times are Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:00 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 3, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Star Party

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.7782055,-88.0636644

When:  June 4, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for our first star party with the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Bring your own telescope, or take a look through ours. Weather permitting.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 4, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 7, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 10, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 11, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 14, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 17, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 18, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Star Party

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.7782055,-88.0636644

When:  June 18, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for our first star party with the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Bring your own telescope, or take a look through ours. Weather permitting.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 21, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 24, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 25, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Laser Light Shows at the Planetarium

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 28, 2016 - 5:30 & 7:00; add'l Sat. 8:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us in May for a variety of laser light shows. Enjoy Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Laser Country, the Beatles, and more in our full dome theater. Show times at 5:30 and 7:00 p.m. with an additional 8:00 p.m. show on Saturdays. Run time is 45 minutes. Admission fees apply. For a complete show listing, click here.

Star Party

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.7782055,-88.0636644

When:  July 2, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for our first star party with the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Bring your own telescope, or take a look through ours. Weather permitting.

Star Party

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.7782055,-88.0636644

When:  July 16, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for our first star party with the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Bring your own telescope, or take a look through ours. Weather permitting.

Star Party

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.7782055,-88.0636644

When:  August 6, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for our first star party with the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Bring your own telescope, or take a look through ours. Weather permitting.

Star Party

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.7782055,-88.0636644

When:  August 20, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for our first star party with the Western Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Bring your own telescope, or take a look through ours. Weather permitting.

The Little Star That Could

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Children love a good underdog story. This full-dome presentation is about the newest baby star in the sky - Little Star. He quickly discovers he is just an average star, but he yearns to become special and have planets of his own. Along the way in his quest, he meets other stars and learns what makes each star special. He also discovers much about planets and what it takes to lead a solar system. Showtimes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Firefall

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - Mondays & Fridays at 11 a.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Throughout Earth's violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. The ancient barrage continues today; from harmless meteors - those brilliant streaks in the night sky, to mountain sized boulders wandering perilously close to Earth. This ceaseless Firefall is our only tangible connection to the universe beyond and is an ever-present reminder of our own humble beginnings in the hostile environment of space. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Show times are 11:00 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Earth, Moon & Sun

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

In this show you will learn about the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how the Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system. This show uses Native American stories throughout to help distinguish between myths and science. Run time: 25 minutes plus interpretive presentation. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Showtimes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 noon; Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:00 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Laser Legends of the Night Sky

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Children and adults will enjoy this animated laser show where Aesop the owl will lead you on a lighthearted look at the Greek mythology associated with some of the constellations. This includes the stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, the beautiful princess Andromeda, Cetus, the terrible sea monster, Scorpio the scorpion, and Orion the hunter. A non-laser full-dome version of this show is also available. Admission fees apply. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Tonight's Sky Live!

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us at this live show as we explore the night sky above us with its celestial bodies. Our planetarium interpreter will show you the current positions of planets, sun, stars, constellations, and galaxies as seen from Land Between The Lakes. You'll learn about the wonders of our night sky that you can share with others. Recommended for 6 & above. Presentation time: 40 minutes. Daily show time is 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - Tuesdays, Thursdays at 4pm

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Take a National Geographic spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you'll be glad you live on Earth! Sponsored by Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Murray State University. Run time: 30 minutes plus interpretive presentation. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Showtimes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Back to the Moon for Good

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Your family will enjoy this full-dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to land a rover on the moon in 2017. Not since the Apollo missions 40 years ago has there been this much lunar exploration. Show times are Saturdays and Sundays at 4pm; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12 noon. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

The Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: IBEX

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 36.778330, -88.063335

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Young children and adults will relate to the inquisitive minds of two teenagers as they search for answers to the question How large is our solar system? This presentation takes full advantage of beautiful full-dome graphics as the two teens dis-cover that NASA has a current mission that is not only measuring our solar system, but it is also creating a 3D map! NASA just discovered our solar system has a tail! Showtimes are Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: From the Earth to the Universe

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

This stunning, full-dome voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the worlds in the Solar System and our scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe takes the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad of galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free Daily Show times are 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  June 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2016 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

This full dome presentation traces the history of the telescope from Galileo's modifications to a child's spyglass, by using 2 small pieces of glass, to the launch of the NASA's Hubble Space telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free. Showtimes are Saturdays and Sundays at 12:00 noon; Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

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