Join us for a breathtaking view of the cosmos!
The Taylor Planetarium at Museum of the Rockies joins only a handful of planetariums in the world that offer advanced, Digistar 5 projection technologies. Developed by Evans & Sutherland, this state-of-the-art projection system allows visitors to experience our universe and our world in vivid colors, dramatic motion and brilliant displays of light. Programs change regularly so please check back often to see what’s new at the Taylor Planetarium.
Now playing at the Taylor Planetarium!
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
Playing February 28 – April 30
Showtimes: Monday – Friday 11am, 1pm, & 3pm | Saturday – Sunday 1pm, 2pm, & 4pm
Better than the real thing! This cutting-edge production features high-resolution visualizations of cosmic phenomena, working with data generated by computer simulations, to bring the current science of black holes to the dome screen. You will be dazzled with striking, immersive animations of the formation of the early universe, the birth and death of stars, the collision of giant galaxies, and a simulated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy. Narrated by Liam Neeson.
The Stars of the South
Playing March 7 – May 31
Showtimes: Saturday at 11am and 3pm | Sunday at 3pm
For years we have focused on the stars you can see in your backyard. What if you stepped out in a backyard in Australia or Argentina? We will take a trip south of the Equator and explore the Southern skies: from the Southern Cross to the Magellanic Clouds. An original production of the Taylor Planetarium.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
Showtimes: Saturdays at 10am
Big Bird, Elmo and their friend Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from the Chinese production of Sesame Street, travel from Sesame Street to the Moon in this brilliant spectacle of light and color designed for young children. One World, One Sky is a great way to introduce the littlest members of the family to astronomy
All shows and times are subject to change without notice.