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GEHMS Planetarium

Winter Solstice Celebration

Glastonbury, CT
Ever since people first noticed the changing length of the days, the longest night of the year has been a special time marked by celebration. Ancient cultures around the world, from Rome to China to the Americas, developed... read more

Laser Holidays

Glastonbury, CT
This festive program features a mix of everyone’s favorite holiday music, from the classical to the modern, all set to fantastic laser light and digital artwork. Laser Holidays is rated two on a five-point intensity scale,... read more

Bella Gaia

Glastonbury, CT
Bella GaiaDiscover the connections between natural systems and human activities. Bella Gaia – Beautiful Earth, takes the audience on a spectacular journey around planet Earth simulating the transformative effect astronauts... read more

Laser Dark Side of the Moon

Glastonbury, CT
Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon,” released in 1973, is the band’s most commercially successful work and has sold more than 50 million copies.   Experience Pink Floyd's epic album with stunning laser visuals, staggering... read more

We Are Aliens

Glastonbury, CT
In 1990, the first exoplanet was discovered.  Since then over 3000 more planets around other stars have been confirmed.  Explore how our understanding of life on Earth guides the hunt for alien life elsewhere in the Univer... read more

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... read more

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 ... read more

Dinosaurs at Dusk

Glastonbury, CT
Travel back in time through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous geological periods in search of the ancestors of modern-day birds, the feathered dinosaurs.Join a father and his teenage daughter Lucy, who share a fascinat... read more
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Past Events

Astronaut

Astronaut

Glastonbury, CT
What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body.  "Astronaut" is an exp...
Saturday, December 9 2017 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Perfect Little Planet

Perfect Little Planet

Glastonbury, CT
Perfect little planet. Greetings Earthlings! We’re on vacation! Imagine you could take the ultimate space vacation — where would you go to find that ideal place? In “Perfect Little Planet,” a family from another star system is doing just that — looking for the perfect vacation spot as they trave...
Saturday, November 11 2017 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Mayan Archaeoastronomy

Mayan Archaeoastronomy

Glastonbury, CT
In a feast of colours and sounds, Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe makes a tour of 6 Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak where the spectator dives into a Mayan world of knowledge about the importance of the orientations of its temples in...
Thu, Nov 2 2017 7:00 PM Thu, Nov 9 2017 8:30 PM

Zula

Zula

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...
Saturday, October 14 2017 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Glastonbury, CT
The Glastonbury Planetarium will hold the Eclipse 2017 Observing Event on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in the field next to the planetarium. The event will run from noon to 4:00 p.m., with the point of maximum eclipse occurring at 2:45 p.m. local time.  Viewing will be from the field next to the planet...
Monday, August 21 2017 1:00 PM 4:00 PM

The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 Planetarium Show

The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 Planetarium Show

Glastonbury, CT
On August 21, 2017, millions of people across the United States will see nature's most wondrous spectacle - a total eclipse of the Sun. It is a scene of unimaginable beauty; the Moon completely blocks the Sun, daytime becomes a deep twilight, and the Sun's corona shimmers in the darkened sky. Thi...
Monday, August 21 2017 10:30 AM 1:00 PM

The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 Planetarium Show

The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 Planetarium Show

Glastonbury, CT
On August 21, 2017, millions of people across the United States will seenature's most wondrous spectacle - a total eclipse of the Sun. It is a sceneof unimaginable beauty; the Moon completely blocks the Sun, daytime becomesa deep twilight, and the Sun's corona shimmers in the darkened sky. This s...
Thu, Aug 3 2017 7:00 PM Thu, Aug 17 2017 8:00 PM

Out There

Out There

Glastonbury, CT
Out There - The Quest for Extrasolar WorldsThursday, July 20 @ 7:00 p.m.  Out There — The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds tells the story of how human curiosity has driven us to look outwards for millennia, to discover and explore new and distant worlds and to find the unfamiliar and extraordinary f...
Thursday, July 20 2017 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Oasis in Space

Oasis in Space

Glastonbury, CT
Oasis in Space takes you 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 system highlighting its structure, our search for water and the possibility of ...
Wednesday, July 19 2017 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Life of Trees

Life of Trees

Glastonbury, CT
In Life of Trees a cheeky ladybug called Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on an adventurous journey of exploration into the wondrous world of trees. Taking the perspective of insects, the full dome film reveals the magic of the microcosm. On their excursion these two cr...
Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

Mailing Address

95 Oak Street Glastonbury, CT 06033
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