Staerkel Planetarium Announces New Fall Schedule

Staerkel Planetarium Announces New Fall Schedule

Staerkel Planetarium Announces Several New Shows in its Fall Schedule

The new schedule does contain fan favorites such as Fall Prairie Skies and Santa's Secret Star; as well as several new shows including Coyote Explores the Earth, Moon, and Sun; and Solar System Safari

Also, visitors will enjoy James B. Kaler Science Lecture Series, sensory-friendly matinees, and Spanish language matinees. Girl Scout and Boy Scout workshops are planned for November. Advanced registration is required for the workshops, you will find the information at

Now is the time for teachers to schedule their school's field trip to Staerkel Planetarium by calling the office at 217/351-2568. Teacher materials and show listings can be found at to plan your trip.

In May, Staerkel Planetarium announced show ticket price increase. Tickets for adults $8, for children under 12, seniors, and Parkland Students $7. Group rates for more than 20 people will be $4 per person. Tickets to light and laser shows will be $12 for all ages. 

To plan your trip to Staerkel Planetarium visit for the show schedule or call 217/351-2446. 

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