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
March 22FridaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
March 22FridaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
March 23SaturdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
March 23SaturdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
March 26TuesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
March 27WednesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
March 28ThursdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
March 29FridaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
March 30SaturdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 02TuesdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 02TuesdaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 03WednesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 03WednesdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 04ThursdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 04ThursdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 05FridaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 05FridaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 06SaturdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 06SaturdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 09TuesdaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 16TuesdaySciDome Film: Undiscovered Worlds2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 16TuesdaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 17WednesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 18ThursdaySciDome Film: Undiscovered Worlds2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 18ThursdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 19FridaySciDome Film: Undiscovered Worlds2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 19FridaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 20SaturdaySciDome Film: Undiscovered Worlds2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 20SaturdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 23TuesdaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 24WednesdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 25ThursdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 26FridaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
April 27SaturdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 30TuesdaySciDome Film: Explore2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
April 30TuesdaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 02ThursdaySciDome Film: Explore2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 03FridaySciDome Film: Explore2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 03FridaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 07TuesdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 07TuesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 08WednesdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 09ThursdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 09ThursdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 10FridaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 10FridaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 11SaturdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 11SaturdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 14TuesdaySciDome Film: Earth, Moon, Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 14TuesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 15WednesdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 15WednesdaySciDome Film: Earth, Moon, Sun11:00 am - 11:30 pm11:00 am - 11:30 pmFree with admission or membership
May 16ThursdaySciDome Film: Earth, Moon, Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 16ThursdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 17FridaySciDome Film: Earth, Moon, Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 17FridaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 18SaturdaySciDome Film: Earth, Moon, Sun2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 18SaturdaySciDome Show: The Sky Tonight11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 21TuesdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 22WednesdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 23ThursdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 24FridaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 24FridaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 25SaturdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 28TuesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 28TuesdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 29WednesdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 29WednesdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
May 30ThursdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 30ThursdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 31FridaySciDome Show: Stories in the Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
May 31FridaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership