Portable Planetarium programs are a great introduction to astronomy for learners of all ages and provide a wide range of astronomy-themed lessons to suit your needs.

NOTE: All programs use our digital planetarium and require a quiet, indoor room with a minimum 25-by-25-foot area of clean, open floor space and a 14-foot high ceiling. Suitable spaces include: a gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, library or large common space.

If you have questions, please contact 206-764-0384 or email education@museumofflight.org

Under the Night Sky

Learn about the Solar System you call home. Explore planets, moons and more while learning about the motions and interactions of these amazing celestial objects. This live program, in-person program.

  • Suitable for students 2nd grade and up
  • Program Length: 1-hour
  • Maximum Group Size: 30 participants

Is there a specific topic you are covering in class? We can accommodate the content to fit your curriculum.

Price: $200/session

One World One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Presented in our digital portable planetarium, this STEM-based experience is intended to teach students about stars, constellations and the differences between the Moon and Earth, while promoting cross-cultural understanding. Big Bird, Elmo, and their new friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, lead an interactive journey to the stars and Moon helping kids spot the Big Dipper, find the North Star and discover why you can’t fly a kite on the Moon.

  • Suitable for students age 4 to 6
  • Program Length: 45-minutes
  • Maximum Group Size: 30 participants

One World, One Sky is a production of Adler Planetarium, Sesame Workshop, Beijing Planetarium and Liberty Science Center. One World, One Sky was produced with major support from the National Science Foundation 

Price: $200/session

How to Request

Once you determine which Portable Planetarium program you wish to book, please fill out the Request Form via the link below. Once your request is received, a staff member will contact you in 3 to 5 business days to confirm your booking details.

There is a minimum of two and a maximum of five sessions per day/location.

Additional fees may apply for multiple location visits on a single day. Fees may be applied for travel to sites located more than 40 miles from The Museum of Flight.

Please be prepared with alternate options if your preferred dates are full.

Request Portable Planetarium Program

How soon can I make my reservation?

Programs must be requested at least two weeks prior to the date(s) you would like to reserve, but sooner is better.

Is Financial Assistance available?

Yes! Please visit our Financial Assistance page to learn more.

What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellations made more than seven days in advance of the scheduled program date are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations made within seven days of the program date, including no-shows, are eligible for a refund minus a $50 administrative fee.

When is payment due?

Payment is due at least two weeks prior to your program date(s). Payment can be made over the phone by credit card (preferred) or purchase order (PO).

For additional questions, please email education@museumofflight.org or call 206-764-0384.