Summer Matinees

Summer matinees are offered on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. and 2 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. The Planetarium will be closed through June 30 for system upgrades

June1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
July1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
10thThe Secret of the Cardboard RocketStars of the Pharaohs
17thTwo Small Pieces of GlassPhantom of the Universe
24thCell! Cell! Cell!Passport to the Universe
31stAccidental AstronautsTo Space and Back


General Admission
Adults $5.00
Senior citizens over 55 and A&M-Commerce 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 $10.00
Minimum fee for groups with less than 10 in attendance for one show $50.00


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.

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.

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011

For a recorded message providing show information and times, call 903.468.8652.

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