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Upcoming Events

GEHMS Planetarium

Juno Jupiter Encounter

Glastonbury, CT
In this live show we'll travel a half a billion miles to colossal Jupiter to unlock its secrets.  On July 4, 2016 Juno is schduled to arrive and begin an exciting 20 month planetary mission of Jupiter.  Learn about what we... read more

Oasis in Space

Glastonbury, CT
Oasis in Space takes audiences 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. This show is our “classic” tour of the solar ... read more

Astronomy Workshop: the Perseids

Glastonbury, CT
Join us to celebrate the skies of summer and the peak of the Perseids Meteor Shower.  We’ll teach you how to view the Perseids, how to find your way around the summer skies and, if the weather is good, we’ll have telescope... read more

Asteroid: Mission Extreme

Glastonbury, CT
The first U.S. mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth is scheduled to launch on September 3. OSIRIS-REx seeks answers to the questions that are central to the human experience: Where did we come from? What is ... read more
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Past Events

We Are Aliens

We Are Aliens

Glastonbury, CT
Part 1: Live Sky Tour by the AstronomerTour the current night sky to see the constellations, planets, moon phase and deep sky objects visible. Part 2: We Are AliensEarth. It’s now a small world. The human race is connected better and faster than ever before but what about elsewhere? Could we one...
Thu, Mar 10 2016 6:00 PM Thu, May 19 2016 7:30 PM

Cocomong - A Space Adventure

Cocomong - A Space Adventure

Glastonbury, CT
Cocomong is very curious about space. But reading about space in books makes it seem so far away. That’s when Halley, a friendly alien, drops in! Halley has come to Earth all the way from Titan in order to protect the last remaining Star Gem from the evil Virus King. If Halley wants to find the o...
Sat, Mar 12 2016 2:30 PM Sat, May 14 2016 3:30 PM

Yuri's Night - Dawn of the Space Age

Yuri's Night - Dawn of the Space Age

Glastonbury, CT
Yuri Gagarin became the first human to venture into space on April 12, 1961 ushering in the dawn of the space age.  Tonight join us as we celebrate this historic event, learn more about our race to the Moon, and see what the future of space exploration holds.   We'll feature the full dome show, ...
Tuesday, April 12 2016 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

Renaissance to Rock

Renaissance to Rock

Glastonbury, CT
From Greensleeves to Lennon and Copernicus to Neil Armstrong, travel through time on a musical and visual tour of the historical  development of music, science and engineering.  Local musician and recording artist Jamie Sherwood performs an impressive live soundtrack of musical pieces from the Mi...
Fri, Mar 11 2016 7:30 PM Sat, Mar 12 2016 9:00 PM

From Earth to the Universe

From Earth to the Universe

Glastonbury, CT
This stunning, 30-minute voyage through time and space conveys, through an arresting combination of sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have b...
Thu, Jan 7 2016 6:00 PM Thu, Feb 25 2016 7:30 PM

Romancing the Stars

Romancing the Stars

Glastonbury, CT
Celebrate Valentine's Day by learning some of the many love stories told in the tapestry of the stars of the night sky.  Hear the heroic story of Perseus and Andromeda, the Japanese story of Orihime and Hikoboshi, and the classic Native American tale of Algon and the Pleiades.  Feel the romance b...
Saturday, February 13 2016 7:30 PM 8:30 PM

The Zula Patrol

The Zula Patrol

Glastonbury, CT
While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been travelling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catas...
Sat, Jan 9 2016 2:30 PM Sat, Feb 13 2016 3:30 PM

International Darwin Day - Natural Selection

International Darwin Day - Natural Selection

Glastonbury, CT
See one of the most visually stunning fulldome shows created for the planetarium in Natural Selection. February 12, 2016 is International Darwin Day. Ever since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species it has changed our view of biology, cosmology and the scientific process.  Join the ...
Friday, February 12 2016 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

DELETE ME

DELETE ME

Glastonbury, CT
Basketball Season 2015
Tue, Feb 2 2016 2:00 PM Thu, Feb 4 2016 3:00 PM

Season of Light Planetarium Show

Season of Light Planetarium Show

Glastonbury, CT
This show traces the history and development of many of the world's most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season -- from the burning Yule log, sparkling Christmas tree lights and candles in windows, to the lighting of luminarias in the American Southwest and ...
Mon, Dec 28 2015 2:00 PM Wed, Dec 30 2015 3:30 PM
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