Summer Matinees

Summer Matinees

Summer matinees are offered on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. through June and July. Reservations are not accepted for the summer matinees and walk-ins are welcome. Tickets are purchased at the time of arrival.

June1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
9thAstronautBlack Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
16thCosmic AdventureStars
23rdDinosaur: Passage to PangaeaDawn of the Space Age
30thEarth, Moon, and SunExoplanets
July1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
7thSecret of the Cardboard RocketNatural Selection
14thSecrets of GravityFaster than Light
21stLife of TreesLamps of Atlantis
28thIncoming!Two Small Pieces of Glass

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General Admission
Adults $5.00
Senior citizens over 55 and TAMUC faculty and staff with ID $5.00
Children under 18 and university students with ID $5.00
Privately scheduled groups, school groups, or special programs:
Per person rate for one show selection for groups larger than 10 $5.00
Per person rate for two shows presented back-to-back $9.00
Minimum fee for groups with less than 10 in attendance for one show $50.00

A $1.00 discount will be provided on the second show for each person who purchases tickets for both shows on the same day.

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The planetarium is located in the McFarland Science Building of the A&M-Commerce campus, located approximately 65 miles northeast of the Dallas metroplex.

From Dallas, take Interstate 30 east. Exit to Highway 50/24 (exit 101) and proceed approximately 10 miles north to Commerce. The first intersection/stoplight is Culver and Hwy 50/24, turn right toward the east and prepare to take the first turn left turn on Neal Street. Continue straight on Neal Street which will end at the McFarland Science Building. Signs have been posted for directions beginning at the intersection of Culver and Hwy 50/24.

Physical address: 2201 W. Neal St, Commerce, TX 75428

All personal vehicles are required to complete and print a Free Visitor Parking pass for all visits other than Friday night public shows.

Due to construction in front of the science building, please utilize parking lots 16, 18, and 19 on the campus map found at the link below for all parking.

Parking in Lot 35 is extremely limited during regular business hours.

Please allow extra time for parking and to purchase tickets. For the comfort and safety of all our visitors, once the planetarium doors are closed, late admission is not permitted.

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