BYU Idaho Planetarium
The planetarium offers an opportunity to explore our Universe through several different shows. The planetarium, located in the George S. Romney Building (ROM 107), offers opportunities to explore the universe with public and private shows. The planetarium is handicap accessible but will only comfortably accommodate 1-2 wheelchairs at a time.
The Planetarium offers private shows for school, scout, family, church, and civic groups. The Planetarium will comfortably seat 40 adults.
Scheduling a Show
Schedule private shows through the Scheduling Office at 208-496-3126 . Shows can be reserved at limited times Monday through Friday, excluding Monday and Friday nights.
Shows must be scheduled at leasttwo weeks in advance, but can be scheduled up to one month in advance.
Thursday Open Public Shows
Tickets go on sale at 6:30 pm at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Planetarium comfortably seats 40 adults. Most shows last about 30 minutes.
Public shows are not available on holidays, finals week, school breaks, and all of August. If you have a timing conflict, a large group to accommodate, or want to view a specific show, consider scheduling a private show.
$2.00 per person.
Children ages 5 and under are free with an adult. Some shows may not be appropriate for young children due to loud noise and darkness.
Private showings are $2.00 per person or a minimum of $40 (if your group has less than 20 people)
We offer the following payment options:
- Check: Made out to BYU-Idaho. This method is the quickest/simplest form of payment.
- Cash: You must have exact change, we do not have a cash box and cannot make change.
- Credit or debit cards: Are not handled by our department. At the time of your show, you will be directed to use the CashNet system through the Financial Services Office using a QR code on the receipt. No pre-payments are allowed.