• Reading Public Museum
    Open 11a-5p Daily Admission
  • Neag Planetarium
    Show Schedule Admission
  • Arboretum
    Open everyday from sunrise to sunset

DATE


Every Sunday

TIME

Shows begin at 1pm

COST

Per Person Per Show Members are FREE Adults $8 Seniors (65+) $6 Children (ages 4-17) $6 Children 3 and under are FREE

January - March
Sunday Star Show Schedule

Please arrive 15 minutes before showtime to purchase your tickets at the admissions desk inside The Museum. All tickets must be purchased at the admissions desk.

1pm – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion (25 minutes - ALL AGES)

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion is the world’s first traditionally animated fulldome movie, taking an imaginative look at the stories and legends about Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. It’s ideally suited for family audiences and younger viewers, and a terrific complement to a live planetarium tour of the winter sky. Greek mythology will never seem the same once you’ve seen this fun-filled production.

2pm – Jack Frost and the Skies of Winter (35 minutes - Ages 10 and up)

Jack Frost teaches the children and the audience about stars and winter constellation lore, and facts about star color and temperature, as well as an open-minded and imaginative approach to better understand the stellar pictures.

3pm – The Sun: Our Living Star (30 minutes - Ages 10 and up)

Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in immersive fulldome format. Our team has worked with some of the most talented planetarium producers to bring you this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives.

4pm – TOTALITY! (25 minutes - Ages 10 and up)

A total eclipse will cross the US (traveling extremely close to our location in Pennsylvania) on April 8, 2024! A solar eclipse is a rare and beautiful phenomena, and in this new planetarium show, TOTALITY!, you will learn how eclipses happen, how to safely view one, and where precisely this eclipse will take place. Explore the fascinating phenomena of eclipses, from lunar to total solar. See how they occur and what happens when they do.

5pm – James Webb Telescope Update Show (35 minutes - Ages 13 and up)

Grab the most stellar seat in in town on Wednesday and Sunday Evenings at 5:00pm when the Reading Public Museum, adds a new specially curated planetarium show at The Neag Planetarium. This unique show will feature the most up-to-date images and data from the James Webb Telescope. This show will be updated with new content directly from NASA on a regular basis, and run through the end of the year. 

6pm – ¡TOTALIDAD! (Idioma Español - 25 minutos - Edades 12 en adelante)

Dos eclipses cruzarán los EE. UU. en 2023 y 2024: ¡un eclipse anular el 14 de Octubre de 2023 y un eclipse total el 8 de Abril de 2024! Todos en los EE. UU. continentales experimentarán al menos un eclipse solar parcial el 8 de abril. Los eclipses solares totales son un fenómeno raro y hermoso, y en este nuevo programa del planetario aprenderá cómo ocurren los eclipses, cómo ver uno de manera segura y dónde se encuentran estos dos. se producen eclipses. Aprenderá la historia de los observadores de eclipses y cómo observarlos de forma segura.

DATE


Every Sunday

TIME

Shows begin at 1pm

COST

Per Person Per Show Members are FREE Adults $8 Seniors (65+) $6 Children (ages 4-17) $6 Children 3 and under are FREE

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