Public Scobee Planetarium programs are only available on Friday evenings rain or shine (or twinkle) with the doors opening at 6:00pm.  Presentations are provided at 6:30, 7:30 and 9:00pm. There is no late entry to the programs once they begin.


The Scobee Planetarium Public programs Friday evenings for November 17, 2017:

    6:30 The Little Star That Could - Family Presentation all ages 36 min

    7:30 Autumn Sky Tonight Live - Children must be 6yrs or older 45 min

    9:00 Double Feature:  Secrets of the Sun & The Secret Lives of Stars - Children must be 6yrs or older  50 min


Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to each start time.

     $2/Alamo Colleges Student or Employee w/Active ID

     $4/Child 4-17yrs, Seniors 65 yrs+, Military w/ID



The Scalan Observatory may be open following the last presentation of the evening on Fridays, weather and staffing permitting. There is no additional charge for this service when it is available.  If there are cloudy or damp conditions, this service will not be available.  In December, the Scanlan Observatory will not be open to the public.


The Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays Nov. 24th

Monday through Thursday, the Challenger Learning Center and Scobee planetarium programs are by reservation only for school and community groups of 25 to 101. Reservations:  sac-ScobeeCtr@alamo.edu or 210-486-0100


Click here for more show details.


For private events or screenings visit our Contact Us page.


Teachers may apply for scholarships to attend programs in the planetarium and Challenger Learning Center.  These links are located on the Facebook page and below:


Scobee Najim Family Foundation Grant for Title I schools     goo.gl/7eewZD

Scobee Community Leaders Grants Planetarium and a Micronaut Mission goo.gl/bXs9uD

AFCEA Grants for Challenger & Micronaut missions and planetarium programs



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Open for Planetarium Programs & Challenger Learning Center missions by reservation only on Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5p.m.

Open Friday evenings for public Planetarium programs.

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