Hummel Planetarium

Public Shows Times 

***Public show times and dates are subject to change. Doors close once the show starts. We operate under the EKU inclement weather plan. If EKU closes or is on a time delay, we will be as well. Call us for more information. Please check our website, facebook, and twitter frequently. Thank you for your continued support! ***

***Each show has a star talk that follows it, showing you what is in our night sky**

*Out-of-the-World Thursdays! $15 includes 1 adult ticket, 1 child ticket & activity after the show. Call to RSVP your spot. 

July 28th

Location: EKU's Ravine (Rain Site: Hummel Planetarium)

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Solar Eclipse Activities and Sign In
9:00 - 10:30: Preview of The Farthest - Voyager in Space


July 29th

12:00: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

1:30: Awesome Light: Episode 3

July 31st

2:00: Two Small Pieces of Glass

*Out-of-the-World Thursdays! $15 includes 1 adult ticket, 1 child ticket & activity after the show. Call to RSVP your spot. 

August 3rd*

4:00: STARS: The Powerhouses to the Universe with Galaxy Slime

August 5th


August 7th 

2:00: Perfect Little Planet

August 9th

Planetarium Closed

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.:  Join us at the Richmond Branch of the Public Library 
Eclipse Prep for Kids 

August 10th*

4:00: Two Small Pieces of Glass with Scribble Bots

August 12th

12:00: Perfect Little Planet

1:30: Black Holes

August 14th

2:00: The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure

August 17th

Planetarium Closed

Join us at the Richmond Branch of the Public Library

4:00 p.m.  - 6:00 p.m. : An ASTRONOMICAL Night at MPCL- Building Eclipse Viewers and EKU'S Astronomy Lecture 

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Solar Eclipse Activities
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. : Lecture by Dr. Jessica Lair

August 18th

6:00 - 8:00 pm: Solar Eclipse Night, Just for Kids!

6:00: Earth, Moon & Sun Planetarium Show (First Come, First Serve)
6:30 - 8:00 Solar Eclipse Activities for the Kids 

August 19th

No Shows
(First Come, First Serve)

Solar Eclipse Lecture by Dr. Lair at 12:00 & 1:30

August 21st   


Join us and Dr. Marco Ciocca from the Physics Department from 12:30 to 4:00 pm to see the partial solar eclipse. At 4:30 pm see a free showing of Exploding Universe in the planetarium! 

August 24th

4:00: BIG

August 26th

12:00: Earth, Moon & Sun

1:30: STARS: The Powerhouses to the Universe

August 28th

2:00: To Space & Back

August 31st 

4:00: Life: A Cosmic Story