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Wetherbee Planetarium

Open Thursday-Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm.

Show times: 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, & 3:00pm.

Show runtimes: (average) 30 minutes.

Admission (prices do not include sales tax):

Our planetarium programs change regularly. Check our Facebook page or contact us to learn what is currently playing.

The Wetherbee Planetarium is proud to be considered a valuable educational resource in South Georgia, sharing not just fulldome educational films, but also producing live presentations on a wide variety of topics.

COVID-19 Statement:

We have implemented increased cleaning and sanitation efforts and have arranged our planetarium seating to accomodate social distancing. We encourage you to wear a mask when visiting. Our staff will do the same.

Planetarium shows

Thanks to a special arrangement with our distributor, Spitz, Inc., we are pleased to be able to offer you the following planetarium shows for FREE in-home viewing. For content security, there is a periodic text watermark that scrolls by. It's not very intrusive, but don't be alarmed if you see it. Please also note that the following are all third party links.

Dinosaurs at Dusk: Show

Faster Than Light: Show & Educator Guide

Solar Superstorms: Show & Educator Guide

The Zula Patrol: Under The Weather: Show & Activities

Birth of Planet Earth: Show & Educator Guide

Dynamic Earth: Show & Educator Guide

Supervolcanoes: Show & Educator Guide

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth: Show & Educator Guide

Piano Under the Stars: Show

Please visit our Facebook page for more content.

Click here for printable activities and planetarium shows you can enjoy at home.

Our Mission:

Thronateeska Heritage Center inspires wonder and stimulates exploration of science and South Georgia's history by providing a dynamic learning experience through an interactive science center and museum.