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- $10 for two tickets to any laser show, including the Let It Snow winter show (up to a $20 value)
- $19 for four tickets to any laser show (up to a $40 value)
As the lights dim, the planetarium leaps to life with 2-D and 3-D shapes swooping and pulsing in time to a wide array of tunes. Geared toward young stargazers, a double feature pairs Legends of the Night Sky's exploration of the constellations with Here Come They Might Be Giants, a romp through the duo's songs on science, math, and the alphabet, among other typical rock 'n' roll concerns. Other shows set the skies spinning to music that includes Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and dance-pop hits.
Drake Planetarium & Science Center
The Drake Planetarium & Science Center captivates young minds with educational shows as well as after-school programs that teach creative problem solving and teamwork. Planetarium shows cover a wide range of topics and teach audiences to recognize seasonally changing constellations, planets, lunar foliage, and other celestial events. Starry Nights at Drake Planetarium invites stargazers to peep into the universe through the facility's powerful projectors or highly-magnified monocles, and laser light shows also grace the planetarium dome with a full-color, full-dome, laser abstract animations choreographed to classic rock, country, pop, and holiday-themed recordings.
“It was a fun event as something differnt to do. As a tip we took younger kids to one that they really did not know the music if I were to do it again I would pick...”
“It was a fun event as something differnt to do. As a tip we took younger kids to one that they really did not know the music if I were to do it again I would pick something that they are familiar with to really hold their attention. It was worth the money of the ticket.”
“Inexpensive family fun. Will go again.”
“Well worth the price, and very family friendly.”