Welcome to Como Planetarium!

Upcoming Events

  • Como Planetarium is part of St. Paul Public Schools. Therefore we are closed for all programs in the coming weeks.  Additional information on the strike can be found at St. Paul Public School District website https://www.spps.org/ and https://www.spps.org/commed

    Upcoming Events...

    CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Tuesday Nights at 7:00 pm (when school is in session)

    CANCELED: March 19th -Equinox celebration at Como Park- 6:00-9:00 pm Historic Street Car Station and nearby ball fields (Telescopes!)-free

    PENDING: April 30th- Star Party at Como Planetarium 6:00 pm-9:00pm (telescopes)-free

     

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About

  • Como Planetarium is a 55-seat planetarium that specializes in educational experiences. We have been in operation since 1975 and we operate both our 'classic' star ball and an updated system. We are located in Como Elementary School (we are not located in Como Park...nearby...but not in). Our state-of-the-art system provides the opportunity for visitors to take virtual trips though the solar system, as well as enjoy quality film productions on our 30 ft. diameter screen.

    School Groups

    Science education is our goal! We provide standards-based quality programing for pre-school through high school students. We are able to adapt presentations to best serve your students. We serve Saint Paul Public Schools, other districts, and educational organizations. 

    PreK-5th Grade

    Middle School & High School

    Homeschool Series

Public Shows

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    Astronomy is fascinating-at every age! We support learning through public educational presenations and telescope events. Attend a Tuesday evening public show during the school year $5 per ticket (free parking).

    5:30 pm for Preschool age (select weeks only-see calendar)

    7:00 pm General Audiences

     

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Como Planetarium Public Presentation Calendar