Denver October 17, 2017
You Will Never Run Out Of Things To See At This Museum Near Denver
Prepare to have your mind blown as you are fully immersed in an entertainment and learning experience at Fiske Planetarium. This technologically advanced theater, located on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, is on a mission to encourage individuals to be passionate about exploring the universe.
The 65 foot diameter dome (the largest between Chicago and Los Angeles) provides the most cutting-edge content as the audience is fully surrounded with a giant screen, dazzling visuals, and wonderful sound.
A diverse range of programs are available at the planetarium including, CU live talks, FullDome films, Laser and Liquid Sky Shows, Star Talks, and live music concerts. They also host larger crowds during astronomical and NASA related events.
Fiske Planetarium first opened its doors in 1975 thanks to a donation from its namesake, Wallace Franz Fiske (CU class of 1917).
It now serves CU faculty and staff, local community members, as well as out of town visitors.
In 2013, the planetarium completed a major systems upgrade by installing an 8K Sky-skan projection system .
The new Mega Star projector brings 10 million stars and the Milky Way to life, creating a gorgeous indoor sky.
Innovative and inspiring science education and artistic programs create engaging learning experiences for students.
Not only does this planetarium serve CU faculty and staff, but it also caters to other schools and teachers as they can create a tailored program for teachers who are searching for a specific, high quality educational experience for their students. They also reach out out to local schools by providing off-site education with their portable, inflatable planetarium.
Psychedelic music shows blend beats with captivating graphics.
If you would like to be uniquely entertained, attend one of Fiske Planetarium's late night Laser or Liquid Sky shows that combines their unbeatable visuals with music. They offer both live shows and tributes to musicians such as Michael Jackson and Prince.
From super volcanoes to black holes and Colorado skies, Fiske Planetarium has a full-dome show that will leave you filled with both awe and a bit more knowledge on a particular subject.
Recline back in a seat at the Fiske Auditorium and treat yourself to an amazing 360 degree scene and also enjoy the hands-on exhibits in the lobby.
The Fiske Auditorium is located at 2414 Regent Drive in Boulder. For more details or to purchase tickets to one of their unforgettable shows, visit their
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