Phone: (402) 472-2641
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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Adults (19+): $4.00 per show
Children (4-18): $3.00 per show
Museum member adult: $2.50 per show
Museum member child: $2.00 per show
Children must be at least 4 years old to be admitted.
There are no refunds for planetarium tickets once a show begins.
A separate ticket is required for planetarium admission, in addition to museum admission. Tickets are sold at the front desk of Morrill Hall and are available the day of the show. Each visitor must present a ticket to be admitted to the planetarium; receipts will not be accepted. The musem & planetarium are not responsible for lost or misplaced tickets. Please keep your tickets together until you are ready to enter the theater. Ticket sales end 10 minutes before show time.
Planetarium shows start promptly at scheduled time. For your safety, there is no entry or re-entry to the theater while the show is in progress.
The planetarium is a dark environment with overhead motion & occasional loud sounds during a show. It is not recommended for guests who are sensitive to such conditions.
Theater doors open 10 minutes prior to show time.
No food or drinks in the planetarium.
Out of consideration to those around you and for copyright purposes, no photography, video or audio recording is allowed in the Planetarium during shows. Please silence your cell phone during the program.
For your safety, if you leave the theater at show time or after you will not be allowed to return. Your eyes will not adjust quickly enough to the change in lighting between the lobby and theater if you try to return during a show or after a show has already begun. Because of these conditions, and due to the show being presented overhead, you can easily become dizzy or disoriented. You will not find your way safely to the seating area.
Mueller Planetarium is located at 14th & "U" Streets in the University of Nebraska State Museum (Morrill Hall) on the University of Nebraska - Lincoln City Campus. Morrill Hall is the building with the statue of a life-sized bronze mammoth in front; near Memorial Stadium.
Map and Driving Directions
Planetarium visitor parking is available in front of Morrill Hall and in the parking garage west of Memorial Stadium. Downtown hotels and parking are within 10 minutes walking distance.
Mueller Planetarium and the University of Nebraska State Museum facilities are wheelchair accessible. Enter through the elevator located to the right of the main entrance or via the east entrance of the museum.