Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory

GOLDEN POND PLANETARIUM AND OBSERVATORY

When you visit the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory, you will enjoy a variety of entertaining and educational programs presented with their Konica Minolta Mediaglobe II digital projection system which displays exciting programs on the 40-foot dome of the theater. “Tonight’s Sky Live” is a live presentation which allows visitors to learn about planets, stars, and constellations in the night sky of the coming evening. 

Early American Motel is a great place to stay when visiting the Land Between the Lakes. We are just a few miles drive to all the fun! 

The Planetarium
Recreates the night sky from anywhere in the world without the issues of dust and other forms of pollution, cloud cover, or light pollution. It also has 360 degree surround-sound, 40-foot domed theater has controlled temperature — cool in summer and warm in winter — and very comfortable high back seats. Popular laser light shows begin the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and entertain visitors and local residents through the end of the year. They offers seven shows daily.  The full schedule of planetarium shows can be found here.

The Observatory
You will look through a computerized, Meade 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope to view the wonders of the universe. They also have a special telescope made for safe viewing of the sun. The observatory is open on select Saturdays. The full schedule of observatory events can be found here. 

Admission Prices Daily Programs Ages 13 and up $6 Ages 5-12 $3.50 4 and under free Friends of Land Between The Lakes Members $4 for adults Laser shows all seats $8 Hours: Open Daily | 10am-5pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Contact: Phone: 270.924.2233

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