On Sunday, February 13, 2011, the Boston Museum of Science reopened the Charles Hayden Planetarium — after a $9 million, one year renovation — with the original show Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun.
The planetarium’s upgrades include the following:
- A state-of-the-art Zeiss Starmaster, one of only two in the United States and the only one on the East Coast, which recreates a realistic night sky. This new technology is only a fraction of the size of it’s predecessor.
- The Sky-Skan Definiti System powered by DigitalSky 2 software and Sony SXRD 4K Digital Video Projector, along with an extensive sky database.
- New DigitalSky 2 software that creates more realistic skies.
- Advanced climate control and custom angled seats
Tickets: $10 for adults; $9 for seniors; $8 for children ages 3 – 11.
Planetarium show schedules and details are available on mos.org. In the evenings, the Charles Hayden Planetarium will also feature laser rock shows.
Boston Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
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