Schedules and Tickets

The Sunflower Galaxy. Swirl of reds, blues, and whites around a bright center.

Purchase Tickets

You can order tickets through the PAC box office, or through the Western My Pro Venue platform.

Order through the PAC Box Office 

Order through My Pro Venue

Public Shows Winter Quarter 2024:

There are no shows scheduled at this time. Please check back in March for Spring Quarter 2024 shows.

For disability accommodations, please contact us at Disability access information is available online at Transportation Services, and further resources can be found on Western's Disability Access Center website and the AS Disability Outreach Center.


Private Shows

We are now Winter Quarter 2024. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings between 10am and 2pm.

Private shows by appointment only. Shows must be scheduled two weeks in advance.

    Our shows are recommended for ages 8 and up.

    All shows are in line with the Next Generation Science Standards for grades 4 to 12.

    Our group shows are offered for $135 and are 35 minutes long, we can accommodate 45 people. To schedule a show, please email with your request.

    The planetarium is staffed on a part time bases and scheduling requests can take a week to process. To expedite the process, please include the following information in your e-mail:

    • Main contact name and e-mail
    • Organization (school, grade, ect.)
    • Approx. age/grade of guests
    • Anticipated number of guests (including chaperones!)
    • Preferred dates/times

    Please note that shows are scheduled on a first come, first serve bases on the availability of the planetarium.

    When your show has been scheduled, you will be sent a link to purchase your ticket. Tickets must be purchased two weeks before the show date to reserve your show. You will receive a confirmation e-mail once purchase has been confirmed with parking and arrival information (also found on our website).

    Thanks to a grant from BP p.l.c., Whatcom County Public school 4th and 5th grade classes can attend private shows with no charge. Please inquire with planetarium staff.

    Click here to learn about our available show topics.

    Once confirmation of your ticket purchase is received, we'll send you a confirmation e-mail with further information. That information can also be found on our Getting There page.

    For WWU student projects, class field trips, or staff and faculty retreats, see our Student and Faculty page.

    The planetarium office is staffed on a part-time basis, and scheduling requests can take up to a week to process.