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What's New?

Looking for a good time? Every month we have something new and all time favorite shows returning. Find out now!

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Educational Programs

We have activities and programs for all age groups and all budgets. Let us know what you looking for and leave the rest to us.

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Need to talk to us directly? Call 254-526-1768 on weekdays (Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am - 5:30 pm, Fridays from 8:00 am through 11:30 pm) or 254-526-1799 on weekends (Fridays from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am through 10:00 pm). You can also click here to contact the webmaster with any questions or to report problems with the website.

Scroll down for more information. On the right is this month's show schedule. Below you will find answers to the most asked questions. Thank you!

 

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Downton Abbey Sneak Peak

On Friday, December 19, the Mayborn Science Theater and KNCT-TV will host a free sneak preview of “Downton Abbey,” Season 5 at 7 p.m. 

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What is a matinee?

Matinees are our weekday afternoon shows. Show times vary throughout the year so check our schedule before leaving home. Look at the right sidebar of our homepage for the matinee schedule, then click on a show to read its description.Tickets are $4 per person, per show. Since this is our lowest price, coupons, discounts and other promos are not accepted.

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Weekend shows

Weekend shows are Friday starting at 7 p.m. and Saturday starting at 11 a.m. Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for children under 12. We offer discounts for senior citizens, active-duty military, CTC students and employees. Check the right sidebar of the website for the schedule and click on a show to read the description.

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Laser Friday

Every month we pick a Friday night to showcase a special lineup of our best laser shows. Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for children under 12. We offer discounts for senior citizens, active-duty military, CTC students and employees. Make sure the show is appropriate for children if it is a family outing. Ask our staff before buying tickets. Laser Friday returns in January!

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Can't find us?

For the best directions, use our in-house Directions App. It will find the shortest route. You can also use Google Maps for directions.

Click here for Directions

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Night Sky Tour

Every month, Warren Hart, our in-house astronomer, gives you a complete tour of what is going to happen in the night sky next month. This is the best way to get a full classic planetarium experience - just you, Warren and the night sky. This month we will have FREE telescope viewing for attendants! December 20 at 6:30 p.m.

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Monthly Theme

Christmas sweater month! Wear your favorite Christmas or holiday sweater and get $1 off any full- price ticket.

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Webmaster's Blog

We have partnered up with Youtube to bring you more! Check out how we got there and what we will have on Youtube Live.

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Astronomer Blog

Our astronomer has lots of interesting information about the night sky in central Texas. Check it out.

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Educational Blog

Thanksgiving Rocket Launch! Jacki launched a baloon rocket to show you one of the most important concepts in science.

Go to the Jacki's Blog