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Now Showing in the Star Theater!
June 15 - September 17, 2015

 
Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center
Larry Cat In Space
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Attack of the Space Pirates
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Live SkyTonight Star Talk
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Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon
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We Choose Space!
A fulldome digital star show
For audiences of all ages who dream of space and wonder about human spaceflight after the Space Shuttle! Join Astronauts Scott Parazynski, Tom Jones and Gene Cernan and veteran space reporter Walter Cronkite as your tour guides on an adventure to the International Space Station and to the past and future moon. The journey even features fulldome imagery from the fisheye lens on the ISS! After production, WE CHOOSE SPACE! was reviewed by NASA scientists and engineers, and includes a robust educational component with demonstrated academic impact. You’ll also learn the latest science and space exploration news from NASA and beyond in a SpaceNow update!
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Ultimate Universe
A fulldome planetarium show
Join the quest for other planets in this tour of extreme environments, from molten landscapes to habitable moons and planets with multiple suns!
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Ultimate Universe
A fulldome planetarium show
From the outer reaches of space and time, through wondrous galaxies, to the majesty of our own solar system, take a grand tour of the universe. We'll also see what's up in the springtime sky in SkyTonight!
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Black Holes

A fulldome planetarium show
Back again by popular demand! (Our visitors love this show!) Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of the black hole.
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FREE Exhibits
Our museum contains changing hands-on interactive displays, as well as permanent exhibits including large-scale rotating Earth and moon globes, a black hole demonstrator, dozens of meteorites and more  >


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Planetarium Hours

Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Holidays (July 4): 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


News & Events

Celebrate Brain Awareness Week with us, March 10-14!  more  > 

• New membership benefits now include free or reduced admission to select museums worldwide.  more  >  pdf  >

FPSC Associate Director Dan Ruby to tweet from the stratosphere.  more  >

SkyTonight Star Talk first Friday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Planetarium.  more  >

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We welcome groups and special events, and offer a 10 percent discount for groups of 10 or more with advance reservations.

Planetarium facilities can accommodate a wide range of special events including birthday parties, business meetings, graduation parties and more. Call us for details.  pdf  >

How to Reach Us
Showtime hotline: (775) 784-4811
Business office: (775) 784-4812


Getting Here
We are located north of Lawlor Events Center on Virginia Street, on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, 1.5 miles north of the downtown Reno arch. Free PERMIT parking is available in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the planetarium. Park between designated planetarium parking signs. map  >