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Gates Planetarium

Discover black holes, volcanos, and much more in Gates Planetarium. Are you ready for an adventure that is out of this world?

We are asking guests to take the following steps to help them protect themselves and ensure the best possible experience for everyone during visits to Gates Planetarium.

  1. Enter queue no more than 10 minutes before your ticket time
  2. Please practice physical distancing for everyone’s safety while in theaters by adhering to the seating guidelines. Please note that larger parties may be seated separately
  3. The City & County of Denver has a face covering order in place for all indoor public spaces. All guests ages 3 and older are required to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times while visiting the Museum.
  4. Everyone in your group needs a timed ticket, including adults, all children under three and babies.
  5. No food or drinks are allowed in Gates Planetarium

Current show

Available through 2/25/2021

Daily: 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m.

Monday-Saturday: 3:15 p.m.

Opens Jan. 8

There's a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to end. It's at this point, inside this fantastic riddle, that black holes exert their sway over the cosmos … and our imaginations.

In this Museum-produced show, zip through other-worldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy, and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole. Mathematical equations, cutting-edge science, and Einstein's theories fill in holes along the way, providing the most complete picture yet on this mysterious phenomenon. Can you feel the pull?

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Special Ticket Required
Designed For
Adults
Children
Seniors
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible

Current show

Available through 2/25/2021

Domingo: 3:15 p.m.

Abre el 8 de enero

Hay un lugar del que nada puede escapar, ni siquiera la luz, un lugar donde el tiempo y el espacio literalmente llegan a su fin. Es en ese punto, dentro de este enigma fantástico, donde los agujeros negros ejercen su poder sobre el cosmos... y sobre nuestra imaginación.

En esta función producida por el museo, puedes viajar a través de agujeros de gusano, experimentar el nacimiento de la galaxia Vía Láctea y ser testigo de la violenta muerte de una estrella, la cual da lugar al nacimiento de un agujero negro. Las ecuaciones matemáticas, la ciencia de vanguardia y las teorías de Einstein nos ayudan a “llenar los espacios” para comprender y poder proveer la imagen más completa hasta ahora de este fenómeno misterioso. ¿Puedes sentir la atracción?

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Adults
Children
Seniors
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible

Current show

Available through 2/25/2021

Daily: 11:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m.

Opens Jan. 8

Volcanoes tower 80,000 feet above a barren surface. Monstrous hurricanes rage for 400 years. And multicolored rings sit suspended in air.

In Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure, you'll travel through our solar system faster than the speed of light, taking in the wonders of the planets and their moons.

For Educators


Show Distribution

Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure can be licensed for playback at your digital planetarium or flat screen theater.

For more information, download the Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure brochure, or contact the sales team at [email protected] or 303.370.8352.

Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure is a production of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, funded in part by Raytheon Company and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Distributed by Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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Adults
Children
Seniors
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible

Current show

Available through 2/25/2021

Daily: 10:00 a.m.

Opens Jan. 8

One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected.

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Juniors (3-8)
Children
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible

Current show

Available through 2/25/2021

Daily: 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 

Monday-Friday, Sunday: 2:30 p.m.

Friday: 4:45 p.m.

 

Opens Jan. 8

Dynamic Earth, narrated by Liam Neeson, explores the inner workings of Earth's climate system. With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations, this cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes.

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Special Ticket Required
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Everyone
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible

Current show

Available through 2/25/2021

Sábado: 2:30 p.m.

Abre el 8 de enero

Tierra dinámica explora el funcionamiento interno del gran sistema de soporte vital de la Tierra: el clima global. La audiencia recorrerá océanos arremolinados y corrientes ventosas, se lanzará al centro de un huracán monstruoso, se encontrará cara a cara con tiburones y gigantes ballenas, y volará dentro de volcanes agitados.

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Admission
Special Ticket Required
Designed For
Adults
Children
Seniors
Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible
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