The Glastonbury Planetarium is the most technologically advanced digital theater in Connecticut. The Planetarium educates students from Glastonbury and surrounding towns and, at the same time, serves as an educational and recreational resource for the entire community.
We offer curriculum focused classes for Glastonbury students, public shows on select Thursday nights and Saturdays, music concerts under the stars, field trip for schools and community groups throughout Connecticut, and birthday parties experiences.
Public Show Schedule
The Glastonbury Planetarium, in partnership with the Gengras Planetarium at The Children's Museum and Star Theatre Productions presents Moon Shadows. Moon Shadows recaptures the unforgetable excitement generated by "the race to the Moon."
Originally created by the Gengras Planetarium back in 1993 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Moon landing, this show is being updated and enhanced bringing the story into the modern age of the planetarium by incorporating stunning visuals, powerful music, moving narration, archival footage and special effects.
Relive the drama that captured the interest and imagintion of the world!
A joint production of the Glastonbury Planetarium, Gengras Planetarium, and Star Theatre Productions. Original concept by The Children’s Museum Group. Produced in cooperation with The Children’s Museum Group.
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