When you visit the Golden Pond Planetarium you will enjoy a variety of entertaining and educational programs presented with a new 4K UHD SkyExplorer Digital projection system which displays bright, colorful and hi-resolution images on the forty foot dome of the theater.

The Golden Pond Planetarium is open year-round to offer both educational and entertainment programming. “Tonight’s Sky Live” is a live presentation that allows visitors to learn about the planets, stars, and constellations in the night sky of the coming evening and is one of five programs currently being presented at the Planetarium. Experience music as you have never heard it before in our full surround sound and brilliant laser light show environment. The Laser programming is back and better than ever with an RGB projector and its 16 MILLION colors. You have never seen images like these with music like the Beatles or Pink Floyd. All laser seats are only $8.

The Golden Pond Observatory hours are normally associated with Summer Nights events at the Planetarium. It is normally associated with special events. The operation of the Observatory is also subject to weather and seasonal visitation conditions. Please call the Golden Pond Visitor Center before traveling in order to ensure that it will be open at the time of your planned visit.
At the Observatory, you will look through our new 16” telescope to view the wonders of the heavens. Friends of Land Between The Lakes, in partnership with the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers, offers Star Party night sky viewing programs. Star Parties are held on select Saturday nights from Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting. A Planetarium program is presented in conjunction with the Star Party. Other observatory programs are available. See the schedule of events below for more information.

Land Between The Lakes Golden Pond Planetarium Schedule

Admission Prices Daily Programs
Ages 13 and up $7
Ages 5-12 $4.50
4 and under free
Friends of Land Between The Lakes Members $4 for adults
Laser shows all seats $8

Open Daily | 10am-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Phone: 270-924-2233

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