Dual Experience

In addition to the exciting full-day programs we offer on site, you can choose to split the day between the planetarium and one of our collaborators.

The Kentucky Science Center
Our Universe and Beyond
Grades K-8

Journey through the galaxy with a visit to the Science Center permanent exhibits. Test out the Gemini Trainer and work your way through the Aquasphere, Terrasphere, and Atmosphere before taking a journey of your own to visit Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville campus where students are immersed in easy-to-comprehend visual information that is enhanced with live demonstrations and discussions.

Add on the Science Center class Our Universe ($2.50/student) to delve deeper into space exploration.

Cost for dual program: $12 per student, $7 per chaperone, teachers are FREE!

Length: Unlimited time in Science Center permanent exhibits, 90-minute program at the Planetarium.

Book the dual field experience through the Kentucky Science Center - click here!


Challenger Learning Center

Or, combine the amazing visually immersive and rich space exploration experience at the planetarium with a simulated mission to space at the Challenger Learning Center - Louisville. Students are captivated with the realistic Mission Control and Space Station Environment where they work as scientists and engineers embarking on a mission to either the moon or in search of comets!