Portable Planetarium School Programs

The Science Field Trip That Comes To You!

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We also have programs for scout, church and civic organizations!

Science Adventure Awaits!

Get ready to embark on an exciting journey into the universe with the SkyDome Portable Planetarium and Space Science Museum!

With one of the largest, most advanced digital portable planetarium in the region, we provide your students with an unforgettable experience that will spark their curiosity for space and science. Our goal is to inspire and educate students about the endless possibilities STEM holds for their education and future careers.

Our larger 7-meter dome can seat 50 students or 2 classes per program, which is twice as many students as the standard-sized dome that most other programs use, letting us serve more than 300 students per day! 

Our “Space Science Museum” includes astronaut autographs dating back to Project Mercury, NASA memorabilia, aircraft and rocket models, soil samples from around the world, minerals, meteorites, fossils, and more. Your program can also include a large GPS telescope that gives students the opportunity to view objects in the real sky!  

School Planetarium Programs

School Day Science Programs
Our planetarium and science exhibits set up in your large indoor space bringing a star filled experience to your students. In addition to professionally produced full dome movies, the presentations include live, grade appropriate tours of the current night sky that inspires students to go outside and explore the heavens themselves. Hands on exhibits encourage students to explore various science topics and STEM careers.

School Math & Science Nights
If you’re holding a Math / Science night, our planetarium and telescope can be a center piece of the evening’s activities.  We’ve participated in many science night events so we can also be a resource on setting up a successful evening. 

Programs Include:

One of the largest and most advanced digital portable planetarium systems in the region.

NASA, Space & earth science exhibits

telescope to view the moon or the brightest planets and stars – even during the daytime! (optional)

Access to the same programming available in the largest planetariums in the world!

SkyDome Host with 30+ years of astronomy outreach education

Arkansas SkyDome Portable Planetarium
and Space Science Museum

—   Serving Tennessee and the southern United States  —

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SkyDome host talking to students about the Apollo program while holding a photo autographed by Apollo 16 Lunar Module Pilot Charlie Duke.
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Exploring the winter constellations inside the SkyDome.

We charge flat rates for a visit to the Memphis area. The rates include all programming fees, mileage and lodging.

Full Day Programs
 $750 / Day

Half-Day Afternoon & Evening Programs

We are close enough that we can drive over to the Memphis / West Tennesee area in the morning, arriving by 10am and able to conduct programs from 11am through the rest of the school day.  

Short Programs

These programs are can begin anytime after noon through early evening