Take a seat, lean back and prepare for an incredible ride in the Bentley Planetarium at Tellus Science Museum with our state-of-the-art planetarium projector. The digital projector will take you through our solar system to the edge of the galaxy and beyond.

Bentley Planetarium tickets are $3.75 for the first show with paid museum admission. A second show during a single visit to the museum costs $2.25.

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Live Tour of Tonight's Sky

Enjoy this live presentation of the stars over Georgia. Hear the stories behind the constellations in the night sky during this particular season.

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Santa's Secret Star

Santa has lost his compass and can’t find his way home. Sounds like a disaster in the making! Can the stars help? Learn about the day and night sky and how the stars seem to make pictures in the sky in this holiday show for young stargazers.

Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Mystery of the Christmas Star Planetarium Show at Tellus Science Museum

Mystery of the Christmas Star

Journey back 2,000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the Star the Wise Men followed to find the baby Jesus. We’ll investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant astronomical events during this timeframe. We’ll see which of these signs in the sky could have been remarkable enough to cause the wise men to travel across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem just to see a newborn King. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages.

Recommended for ages 6 and up. 

Stars Planetarium Show at Tellus Science Museum


Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of Stars.

Recommended for ages 8 and up. 


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