Welcome to Como Planetarium!

Updates

  • Como Planetarium is part of St. Paul Public Schools (ISD 625). Our physical building is currently OPEN for St. Paul Public School students! Teachers can register for an onsite field trip (following SPPS COVID protocols) here.

     

    Virtual programs are available to schools both within and outside St. Paul Public Schools (ISD 625). Please contact Sarah Weaver (sarah.weaver@spps.org) to schedule a virtual experience for students.  We served over 15,000 members of the communityng the  2019-2020 school year!  

    We will continue to serve Saint Paul Public Schools and the community through the COVID crisis.

     

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About

  • Covid Offerings

    We are currently serving Saint Paul Public School students in 1st, 3rd and 8th grades with unique planetarium-based lessons in Schoology and SeeSaw platforms. On-line Public planetarium programs will be available through Community Educaiton's on-line catalogue monthly.  

     

    School Groups- On-line

    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. If you are a teacher interested in a live on-line planetarium program. Please contact Sarah Weaver at sarah.weaver@spps.org. Live on-line programs are available on a limited basis.

    Specialty Lessons for:

    -Preschool

    -Planet Tours

    -Moon Lessons

    -Speicial Education

     

    Physical Building-Open to St. Paul Schools and St. Paul Community Education (September 2021)

    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 system provides the opportunity for visitors to take virtual trips though the solar system, as well as enjoy interactive lessons. During COVID Como Planetarium follows the guidance of SPPS protocols for safety.

     

Public Shows

Como Planetarium Public Presentation Calendar