Visit the Meteorite Gallery on the second floor of ISTB4, and touch real meteorites!
From 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, telescopes next to the James Turrell Skyscape art installation, a short distance from the building. will be pointed at celestial objects of interest.
Enjoy hands-on activities and take in a planetarium show in the Marston Theatre!
Open House is in ISTB4, with telescopes located next to the James Turrell Skyscape art installation, a short distance from the building.
Open House is a rain or shine event! While the weather may not always look promising for telescopes, there’s a fantastic array of interactive exhibits and displays inside ISTB4, as well as the 3D Astronomy Show!
The Center does not offer identification services for potential meteorites at Earth & Space Open House.
6:30 p.m. — Doors open
6:45 p.m. — 3-D Planetarium show*
7:30–9:30 p.m. — Telescopes open for public viewing
7:40 p.m. — Keynote speaker
8:50 p.m. — 3-D Planetarium show*
9:30 p.m. — Event ends
*The two 3-D planetarium shows and keynote lecture will be held in the Marston Exploration Theater. Please note that seating is first come, first served. Doors to the Marston Exploration Theater will open five minutes before the start of each show and the theater will be emptied following each presentation.