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Planetarium Public Shows
Open to the Public


Programs are subject to change.
Ticket Prices
General admission: $4. An additional $1 service fee will be added to all tickets purchased online.

We encourage visitors to purchase tickets online using the "Buy Tickets" links below. The box office will be open at 5:00 p.m. on show days to sell any remaining tickets. The Planetarium & Science Center Office is located at 11535 Avenue 264, Visalia.

Please be aware that shows may sell out and that shows start precisely at the scheduled time. There is no guarantee for seating late arrivals and no refunds.

To check the status of a show or for assistance with purchasing tickets, please call us at 559-733-6433.


Perfect Little Planet NOVEMBER 19 at 5:00 p.m.
Perfect Little Planet
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Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes - a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda, sail through the rings of Saturn, feel the lightning storms at Jupiter, and walk on the surface of Mars. This is the solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.
52 minutes. Suggested for all ages.


Perfect Little Planet NOVEMBER 19 at 6:00 p.m.
Perfect Little Planet
SOLD OUT


Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes - a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda, sail through the rings of Saturn, feel the lightning storms at Jupiter, and walk on the surface of Mars. This is the solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.
52 minutes. Suggested for all ages.


Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity November 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
SOLD OUT


There's a place from which nothing escapes, not even light – a place where time and space literally come to an end. It's at this point, inside this fantastic riddle, that black holes exert their sway over the cosmos. Zip through otherworldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy, and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole.
38 minutes. Suggested for grades 3 and up; all are welcome.


Secret of the Cardboard Rocket DECEMBER 3 at 6:00 p.m. (Classic Show Night)
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
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Climb aboard a magical cardboard rocket with two young adventurers and experience a breathtaking, up-close look at each of our Solar System's planets with guidance from their astronomy book. Discover the secret to making this seemingly impossible trip to the edges of the universe and back, and gain a new sense of wonder about space along the way!
55 minutes. Suggested for grades 2 and up; all are welcome.


Dawn of the Space Age DECEMBER 3 at 7:00 p.m. (Classic Show Night)
Dawn of the Space Age
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Treat yourself to a historically-accurate reconstruction of man's first steps into space beginning with the launch of Sputnik and ending with the new private space exploration. This program teaches science as well as history, providing a greatly enhanced immersive planetarium experience.
55 minutes. Suggested for grades 3 and up; all are welcome.



The Planetarium & Science Center is on the southwest corner of Mooney Blvd. and Avenue 264 in Visalia (formerly Liberty School campus).

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Tulare County Office of Education
Planetarium & Science Center
11535 Avenue 264, Visalia



Questions? Contact the Planetarium & Science Center at (559) 733-6433.


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Tulare County Office of Education
Planetarium & Science Center
11535 Avenue 264, Visalia, CA 93277

Conan Palmer
Planetarium & Science Center Coordinator
(559) 733-6433 • fax: (559) 730-2747



Tim A. Hire, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 627-5219

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