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JENKS PLANETARIUM


*Exciting New Planetarium Shows*  

Explore the night sky with our engaging, awe-inspiring shows at the Jenks Planetarium!  The 50-foot high definition SciDome provides the ultimate screen for seeing planets up close, flying to distant stars and galaxies, and even rediscovering our own earth in ways never thought possible. From a complex black hole to the simplicity of a constellation, audiences will walk away with a new understanding of our cosmos. Shows will interest everyone from the young to the young at heart.  All shows last approximately 50 minutes.

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To make a reservation for a Planetarium show you may:

  • Pay online with a credit card (Discover/Mastercard/Visa, $7 per person). Click on the list of shows below to make online reservations.
  • Call the Jenks Community Education office at 918-298-0340 and pay using a credit card ($7 per person).
  • Visit the Jenks Community Education office and pay using a credit card, cash or check ($7 per person).
  • No cash, checks or credit cards will be accepted at the door. 



    January Shows

1/24/2023       Oasis in Space

1/28/2023       The Winter Sky*

1/31/2023       Earth, Moon & Sun


    February Shows

2/7/2023         Apollo 11*

2/14/2023       Spacepark 360: Infinity*

2/21/2023       Moons: Worlds of Mystery

2/28/2023       The Sistine Chapel**


     March Shows

3/4/2023         How to Use My Telescope

3/7/2023         Animals of the Sky*

3/21/2023       Compass, Calendar & Clock

3/28/2023       Solar System Protection Agency*  


     April Shows

4/4/2023        Eclipses Cross America

4/11/2023      From Earth to Saturn

4/18/2023      My House Has Stars*

4/25/2023      Undiscovered Worlds


ECLIPSES CROSS AMERICA:

In October 2023 and April 2024, North America will be experiencing two Solar Eclipses. This show will introduce to you why these are rare and majestic events and the best locations for viewing both.


*      Designed for younger children

*      Spacepark Infinity - Out of this world theme park rides at the most exotic celestial locales.

**     The Sistine Chapel - This show displays real paintings as seen in the Sistine Chapel in Rome, which contain some artistic nudity.       Parental discretion is recommended.
***    For The Winter Sky, rooftop telescope parties are to follow, weather permitting

Doors to the Planetarium open approximately 30 minutes prior to listed show time. If you make reservations prior to the show, your name will appear on a list at the door and will be checked off prior to entering. (Tickets will not be issued at the time of purchase and you do not need to show proof of purchase.) General seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  No food or drink is allowed in the Planetarium.

Private groups such as schools, scouts, birthday parties and business meetings are welcome. Contact Dan Zielinski, Planetarium Director, 918-299-4415, ext. 3307 or email him at dan.zielinski@jenksps.org for details or to schedule an event. 

The Jenks Planetarium is housed on the 3rd floor in the Dr. Kirby A. Lehman Center for the Study of Math and Science Center on the Jenks High School Campus.  An elevator is available.  

Parking is available on both the east and the west sides of the building.

» Download Planetarium Map