Science Adventure Awaits
Bring the wonders of the night sky to your school or group with the Arkansas SkyDome Portable Planetarium and Space Science Museum.
Most Advanced Portable planetarium Projection system in Arkansas
NASA, Space & earth science exhibits
telescope to view the moon or the brightest planets and stars – even during the daytime!
Access to the same programming available in the largest planetariums in the world!
Programs include a grade appropriate tour of the current night sky.
SkyDome Host with 30+ years of planetarium / astronomy outreach education
We serve all of Arkansas and parts of our surrounding states.
Exploring Earth science exhibits with the SkyDome host.
Observing Venus in the daytime sky!
Choose one of our professional programs and/or live grade appropriate tours of the current night sky. For our youngest visitors (2nd and below) we share some of the fun stories of the stars.
We bring up to 8-10 tables (supplied by the host) worth of earth / space science exhibits. Depending on program specifics, these can include astronaut autographs going back to project Mercury, NASA memorabilia, drone demonstrations, model rockets, soil samples from around the world, Arkansas minerals, meteorites, fossils and more.
Weather and program specifics allowing, we bring telescopes to show students objects in the real sky. Age appropriate, we have a solar telescope to let students safely observe the surface of the sun. We also have a GPS telescope that lets us show students objects in the daytime sky! Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, the Moon, and a couple of the brightest stars can be seen if conditions allow.
An experience they’ll never forget!
Our mission is to get students excited about a possible future in STEM by bringing this unique, immersive experience to them. We want to show them science can be exciting and that they can be a part of it!