Passport to the Universe

Planetarium Show 

Passport to the Universe
Join Tom Hanks on a trip into our Solar System and out to the edge of the observable universe using stunning images from state-of-the-art telescopes, then hitch a ride through a black hole to get back to Earth!

Audience: All Ages. Best understood by 6+
Length: Approximately 22 minutes

Holiday Mondays – 3:30 pm
Tuesday – 2:45 pm
Wednesday – Not Shown
Thursday – Not Shown
Friday – 3:30 pm
Saturday – Not Shown
Sunday – Not Shown

Showtimes are subject to change due to events and other special programming. Please call or visit the Information Desk for updated program schedules.

Tickets: Tickets are available for purchase at the Information Desk on the Upper Level of the museum and are not included with general admission. Daily planetarium tickets cannot be purchased online. After purchasing a ticket upstairs, please arrive 5 minutes before showtime. Late arrivals may not be granted entry.

Non-members – $7.00 per person
Members – $6.00 per person
Children under 2 do not require a ticket!

Accessibility: Four spaces with adjacent companion seats are available for wheelchair users. 

A limited number of audio assistive devices is available. Please request any devices or accommodations at the time of reservation.

Also available in Spanish for group planetarium rentals. Contact for more information.

General Admission Tickets


Rentals are available – please contact Events at

Group rates – please contact Reservations at

Passport to the Universe was developed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York ( in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Major support for the new version provided by the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.