The Downing Planetarium

is currently accepting reservations from school and civic groups. Group reservations are available for shows during the week between Tuesday and Friday at 9:30 am, 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm or by special reservation. To make a reservation, please select the appropriate link for a form below.

(We are closed on Sundays and all major holidays. We are also closed during the month of July for theater maintenance.)

Reservation Forms


Please choose an appropriate link below, then print out and fill out the form and fax it or mail it to us. The forms are images. Please choose a convenient resolution for your monitor.

School Groups

Admission Prices (For Private Shows):

Private Groups...............................$5.00 per person, $150 minimum
School Groups (Weekdays)........$2.50 per person, $100 minimum
School Groups (Evening/Weekend)...$5.00 per person, $150 minimum

For available shows, please check the page for weekend shows or call us.