We have public shows on the following days:
- MATINEES on Saturday & Sunday afternoons
- EVENING shows on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
- Box Office opens 30 minutes prior to each show. See Showtimes for more information.
- PLEASE NOTE - We're CLOSED during CU football home games. Please visit the CU Football website for their schedule.
The rest of the week our planetarium theater is reserved for CU classes, K-12 field trips, and special rentals.
Fiske will be CLOSED for the fall break from November 22-26 and the winter break from December 24 - January 2. We'll see you in 2022!
Our exhibit space is open during our matinees and evening shows.
We encourage you to purchase tickets in advance in order to avoid long lines.
Regular shows include most of our talks, fulldome films, star shows, and laser and liquid sky shows.
Fiske Members save 50% off of every regular priced show. Learn more about the benefits of our membership program.
|Planetarium Shows||Liquid Sky/Laser Shows|
|Adult $10||Adult $10|
|Student $7||Student $10|
|Teacher (K-12) $7||Teacher (K-12) $10|
Youth (ages 4-17) $7 (3 and under FREE)
|Youth (ages 4-17) $7|
|Veteran/Military $7||Veteran/Military $7|
|Senior (65+) $7||Senior (65+) $7|
Concerts, performances, and special event pricing vary. Contact our Box Office at 303.492.5002 for specific ticket and event prices.
Fiske Members save 25% off of all special events. Learn more about the benefits of our membership program.
UPDATE: CU Parking Services now requires our visitors to pay for parking in lot 308 which is available on weeknights after 5pm, Saturdays and Sundays. The parking machines accept credit cards or coins.
- Weekdays: $2/hour 5-7pm & $1/hr 7-10pm
- Saturday: $2/hour 7am-7pm & $1/hr 7-10pm
- Sunday: $1/hr 7am-10pm
Questions? Please contact Parking Services at 303-735-PARK (7275).
Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to ensure you have enough time to park, pick up your tickets, and find a seat. While you wait for the show to start, we invite you to marvel at our Science on a Sphere, interact with our educational exibits, enjoy our current art exhibit, and experience the scale of the solar system walk through campus.
Accessible parking is located to the southeast of Fiske in Lot 408, the western edge of Lot 423 (to the east of Fiske by the Speech building), and in the northeast corner of Lot 308 (directly west of Fiske).
Redeeming Groupons or Vouchers
Bring a printed copy of the voucher or the mobile application to our Box Office. The Box Office Staff will collect the voucher number and exchange it for physical tickets. If your Groupon has expired, we will honor the value of the voucher, but we cannot honor the discount.
Additionally, you can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone #, show you're interested in, date of the show, and the 8-digital voucher number. We will redeem the voucher and hold it at will call for you to pick up 20 minutes prior to the show.
Online deals such as Groupon, Living Social, Fiske Vouchers, and other discount coupons may not be accepted during some of our concerts and special events. For these events, we may honor the value of the voucher, but the discount will not apply.
If you need more info, feel free to call us at 303.492.5002.
Our 360-degree, fulldome theater seats 206 guests. We don't reserve seats, but purchasing a ticket will guarantee you a seat.
We have multiple ADA accessible seating options. In addition, we have companion seating available. View the theater seating map. Please call ahead (24 hours) in order to reserve these seats.
There are many options in our theater for those with limited mobility. Additionally, our facility doesn't have any stairs on the exterior of the building or in the interior of our lobby and planetarium areas.
As always, please let our staff know how we can best help you.
Fiske is located at the south end of the University of Colorado campus within walking distance of bus stops on both Baseline and Broadway. These stops are served by the following bus lines:
Baseline stop #12338: Routes 204, 225
Broadway stop #12479: Routes AB1, FF1, FF2, FF5, BOUND, DASH, GS, J, SKIP
For more information on public transit in the Boulder area, please see RTD.
Fiske Planetarium is committed to providing equal access to individuals with disabilities.
If you are planning to attend a show or event and will require accommodations, please contact us as soon as possible (a week prior to the show/event is ideal). We will make all reasonable efforts to fulfill your request, but may not be able to do so without advance notice. Additionally, we have an FM system and assisted listening devices available. View the theater seating map.
Service animals are allowed with the proper credentials. Please see CU's policy on service animals.
Tickets purchased via TicketsWest (online or over the phone) can be exchanged 24 hours PRIOR to the event by calling 866.464.2626 or visiting the TicketsWest FAQ page.
Exchanges or refunds AFTER the event are handled on a case by case basis (typically, only in situations with extenuating circumstances), please contact Fiske’s Box Office at 303.492.5002.
Concerts and special events are excluded and will not be refunded or eligible for any ticket exchanges.