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 at www.attheworks.org 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
August 14TuesdayEarth, Moon, and Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 14TuesdayThe Summer Sky (Ages 2 – 7)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with admission or membership
August 15WednesdayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 15WednesdayEarth, Moon, and Sun11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 16ThursdayEarth, Moon, and Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 16ThursdayThe Summer Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 17FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 17FridayEarth, Moon, and Sun11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 18SaturdayEarth, Moon, and Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 18SaturdayThe Summer Sky (Ages 2 – 7)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with admission or membership
August 21TuesdayOasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 21TuesdayThe Summer Sky (Ages 2 – 7)11:30 am - 11:50 am11:30 am - 11:50 amFree with admission or membership
August 22WednesdayVoyage Through the Solar System11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 23ThursdayThe Summer Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 23ThursdayOasis in Space11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 24FridayOasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 24FridayVoyage Through the Solar System YA11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 25SaturdayThe Summer Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 25SaturdayOasis in Space11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 28TuesdayThe Summer Sky (Ages 2 – 7)2:30 pm - 2:50 pm2:30 pm - 2:50 pmFree with admission or membership
August 28TuesdayUndiscovered Worlds11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 29WednesdayUndiscovered Worlds11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 30ThursdayUndiscovered Worlds2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 30ThursdayThe Summer Sky11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 31FridayVoyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
August 31FridayUndiscovered Worlds11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership