Tickets & Pricing

 

Ticket Prices

  One Show Two Shows Lectures
Adults $6 $9 $2
Students, Seniors, Children <12 $5 $7.50 $2
Groups of 20+ $3 $4.50 $2
FOSP members Free Free Free


Tickets can be purchased in the planetarium lobby 30 minutes prior to the shows. Cash and checks (made out to Parkland College only), VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.

  • We apologize for the inconvenience, but we cannot accept bills over $20. 
  • No gift cards of any kind can be accepted.
  • No advance ticket sales; all tickets are sold at the door.

Public Show Admission

  • Adults: $6
  • Children (over 2), Seniors, and Students: $5
  • Stay for both regular shows on the same evening and get the second show half price!
  • Groups (20+): $3 per person (one show) or $4.50 per person (two consecutive shows)
  • "Friends of the Staerkel Planetarium" members: No charge

Group Shows

  • Advance reservations required
  • One show: $3 per person
  • Two shows: $4.50 per person (Stay for two shows and get the second for half price!)
  • For groups arriving with less than 20 people, there is a minimum fee of $60 for one show and $90 for two shows. The group leader should be in charge of collecting the money and paying for the group. "Groups" can be school groups, church groups, civic groups, bus tours, day camps, Scout groups, nursing homes, etc.

Special Shows