Jan. 2 - May 23
Wednesday - Sunday, 12:30pm
Recommended: ages 6 and under.
your little astronomer to the wonders of the sky with this gentle and
interactive program for preschoolers. One of our staff astronomers,
with some help from our friendly Sun character Sol and the chatty stars
of the night sky, will guide you and your little ones on a journey from
day to night and show you some of the exciting things you can find just
by looking up.
Jan. 2 - May 23
Check planetarium calendar for additional show times.
Recommended: all ages
staff astronomer will take you on a tour of the current skies,
highlighting visible planets, deep sky objects and any upcoming special
View trailer here.
Jan. 2 - March 14,
April 28 - May 23
Wednesday - Sunday, 2:30pm
Recommended: ages 10 and above.
DARK is a full-dome
movie that explains and explores the nature of dark matter, the missing
80% of the mass of the Universe. The search for Dark Matter is the most
pressing astrophysical problem of our time – the solution to which will
help us understand why the Universe is as it is.
March 15 - April 27
For more than 20 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has produced stunning images that challenge the mind, overwhelm the senses and fire the imagination. Tour Hubble's impressive art gallery and explore the science behind the vistas captured by one of the most successful NASA missions.
Recommended: ages 6 and above.
Totally awesome! Let our lasers take you back ot the days of leg warmers, big hair and excellent music! Fun for the whole family, you'll rock on to music from great '80s bands like New Order, The Cure and more.
11:30am and 3:30pm
Recommended: ages 8 and above.
Stunning imagery will captivate you as we journey to, and sometimes even below, the surfaces of our neighbor worlds to discover whether life might be possible beyond our home planet.
2013 Holiday Season
Nov. 30: 7:30pm
Dec. 14 5:30pm
Dec. 21: 7:30pm
Virginia Living Museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601: (757) 595-1900