Public Shows

We have public shows on the following days:

  • MATINEES on Saturday & Sunday afternoons
  • EVENING shows on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 
  • The rest of the week our planetarium theater is reserved for CU classes, K-12 field trips, and special rentals.
  • Our exhibit space is open to everyone throughout the week from 8am-5pm! We will be CLOSED on Monday, January 21st for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and on Friday, March 27th for spring break.

Purchase Tickets

We encourage you to purchase tickets in advance in order to avoid long lines.

You may purchase tickets online from  TicketsWest, over the phone at 303.492.5002, or in our Box Office.

Need more info on ticket prices, frequently asked questions, or Groupons?

(NOTE: online ticket purchases stop 30 minutes before show time, please purchase tickets in person after this time). 


Join or renew your Space Buff Membership to receive discounted tickets (50% off) and special perks. 


Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to ensure you have enough time to park, pick up your tickets, and find a seat. 

Parking at Fiske on weekends and weekday evenings is FREE in Lot 308, west of the planetarium.

Please visit the CU campus map for other parking options or find more info about short term parking at CU.

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.

Equal Access

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.