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
January 24FridayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
January 25SaturdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
January 25SaturdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
January 28TuesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
January 28TuesdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
January 29WednesdayVoyage Through the Solar System11:30 am - 12:00 pm11:30 am - 12:00 pmFree with admission or membership
January 29WednesdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
January 30ThursdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
January 30ThursdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
January 31FridaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
January 31FridaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 01SaturdaySciDome Film: Solar Superstorms11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 01SaturdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 04TuesdayThe Winter Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 04TuesdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 05WednesdayThe Winter Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 05WednesdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 06ThursdaySciDome Show: The Winter Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 07FridayThe Winter Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 07FridaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 08SaturdaySciDome Show: Oasis in Space11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 08SaturdaySciDome Film: From Earth to the Universe2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 11TuesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 11TuesdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 12WednesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 12WednesdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 13ThursdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 13ThursdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 14FridaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 14FridaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 15SaturdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 15SaturdaySciDome: Two Small Pieces of Glass2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 17MondaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 17MondaySciDome Show: The Winter Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 18TuesdayThe Winter Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 18TuesdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 19WednesdayThe Winter Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 19WednesdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 20ThursdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 20ThursdaySciDome Show: The Winter Sky2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 21FridayThe Winter Sky11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 21FridaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 22SaturdayCAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 22SaturdaySciDome Film: Chasing the Ghost Particle2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 25TuesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 25TuesdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 26WednesdaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 26WednesdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 27ThursdaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 27ThursdaySciDome Show: Voyage Through the Solar System2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership
February 28FridaySciDome Film: Voyage Through the Solar System11:00 am - 11:30 am11:00 am - 11:30 amFree with admission or membership
February 28FridaySciDome Film: Faster Than Light2:30 pm - 3:00 pm2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFree with admission or membership