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Dassault Systèmes Planetarium

Discover the universe in all its wonder in our Dassault Systèmes Planetarium, featuring a Digistar® II projection system with 13,000-watt Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound and a 50-foot-wide, three-story-high-dome.

Please note: Live stage shows, planetarium presentations and Spark!Lab will be closed to the general public on March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, and April 4, 6, 13, 20, and 25 for our M-STEP school programming. Kids Town and the Chrysler IMAX® Dome Theatre will be open with regularly scheduled programming.

Current Shows

WHAT’S UP? YOUR GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY

What’s Up? Your Guide to the Night Sky features the constellations, stars and planets in the current sky along with information on the impact of light pollution on our view of the night sky and our place in the Milky Way Galaxy. (Live show)

STORIES IN THE SKY

This interactive show is meant for young children (PreK – 1st Grade). Learn about the rotation of the Earth, light pollution, our animal friends in the night sky and the stories that go with them. (Live show)

OUR PLACE IN SPACE

Join us for a humbling look at the true size of our planet. Begin with a tour of the current night sky and the state of Michigan, then gradually zoom out to reveal the size of asteroids and dwarf planets. Our journey continues to view the planets of our Solar System, the Sun, other stars, entire galaxies, and the scale of the universe. (Live show)