The SciDome is a 30-ft, 4K projection planetarium launched by The Works and The Ohio State University. This partnership has created an immersive facility where educational experiences will engage audiences of all ages. Students and adults from throughout our region will gain access to interdisciplinary programs, virtual learning opportunities, and career-focused internships. Visitors to The Works will enjoy the SciDome free with their paid museum admission or membership.

SciDome Programming

Members Free/Free with Admission

General Audience and Kids Edition versions available. Check the schedule for full details.

30 minute experiences

The SciDome schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to contact our Guest Services at
740-349-9277 or visit our website prior to your visit 
to confirm programming when making your plans.

PLEASE NOTE: Doors close promptly start time. For safety reasons, late admittance to SciDome programs is not permitted. If you must leave the SciDome during a show we cannot readmit you. No food or drink is permitted in the SciDome.

Live Planetarium Shows May Include:

The Sky TonightFrom bright stars and constellations to planets and nebulae – discover the beauty and wonder of the night sky that has fascinated humanity for millennia.

Voyage Through the Solar SystemTake a tour of our solar system and discover our planets, dwarf planets, and the asteroids.

Icy Birth, Fiery Death: The Life Cycle of StarsHow do stars evolve? What happens to stars like our Sun? Explore stars in our night sky that are evolving and how stars die. General Audience.

Special TopicsA rotating selection of astronomy and space science mini-experiences.

Full Dome Production Shows May Include:

Journey to Mars: Prepare for a close approach of Mars this summer, and explore NASA’s plans for getting humans to Mars in this century.

Faster Than LightThe impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, but how will we get there? How long will it take? How far can our technology take us?

Earth, Moon, SunCoyote has a razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character in a fast-paced and fun show that explores lunar phases, eclipses, and other puzzles in the night sky.

Undiscovered WorldsJoin us to explore a timeless question: Are there other planets like Earth? Experience the science shifting our perspective on humanity’s place in the cosmos.

Oasis in SpaceTransport yourself on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy, and solar system in search of liquid water – a key ingredient for life on Earth.

Date Day Event Time Cost
October 17ThursdaySciDome Film: Dynamic Earth11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 17ThursdaySciDome Film: Dynamic Earth2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 18FridaySciDome Show: What We See in the Stars11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 18FridaySciDome Film: Dynamic Earth2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 19SaturdaySciDome Film: Dynamic Earth11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 19SaturdaySciDome Film: Dynamic Earth2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 22TuesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 22TuesdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmMembers Only
October 23WednesdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 24ThursdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 24ThursdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 25FridaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 25FridayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmMembers Only
October 26SaturdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 26SaturdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmMembers Only
October 29TuesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 29TuesdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
October 30WednesdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 31ThursdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
October 31ThursdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 01FridaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 01FridaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 02SaturdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 02SaturdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 05TuesdaySciDome Show: What We See in the Stars11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 05TuesdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 06WednesdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 07ThursdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 07ThursdaySciDome Show: What We See in the Stars2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 08FridaySciDome Show: What We See in the Stars11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 08FridaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 09SaturdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 09SaturdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 12TuesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 12TuesdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 13WednesdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 14ThursdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 14ThursdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 15FridaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 15FridaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 16SaturdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 16SaturdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 19TuesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 19TuesdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 20WednesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 21ThursdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 21ThursdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 22FridaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 22FridaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 23SaturdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 23SaturdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 26TuesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 26TuesdaySciDome Film: Black Holes2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
November 27WednesdaySciDome Film: Black Holes11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 30SaturdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
November 30SaturdaySciDome Film: Black Holes2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership