Explore Jasper National Park’s 11,000 square km dark sky preserve

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The Jasper Planetarium is Jasper National Park and Dark Sky Preserve’s only regular astronomy attraction.

***Please note: we are now open on weekends for Winter (daily starting May 1)***

Join us at our air-supported dome theatre at our winter location: the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge golf clubhouse, 1 Old Lodge Road, just outside the town of Jasper…

SCHEDULE:

– Fri and Sat (daily Dec 16, 2016 – Jan 7, 2017) until April 9, 2017 at Jasper Park Lodge
– daily May 1 – Oct 31, 2017 at Marmot Lodge (May-Oct times vary)

    • planetarium experience 7:00 pm
    • planetarium AND telescope experience 8:30 pm
    • telescope experience ONLY at 9:15 pm

Planetarium guests may also purchase our regular nightly telescope stargazing tour at the door.

 

Get a preview of what you’ll see inside on the below TV segment in the planetarium
(actual show is much brighter and appears all around you)


jasper_planetarium_constellationsWhat you get as part of the planetarium dome experience:

– world-class interpretation with our astronomy experts
– guided tour of the stars above Jasper’s most iconic destinations
– interactive elements: have a say in what we see next, use a compass and sextant to find our position on Earth, just like Jasper’s early explorers
– LIVE Q&A : ask a question about what we’re exploring, your guide will answer as we explore!
– stunning 360-degree views of:
* stars, planets, moons, galaxies, meteors, auroras and more
* a sky full of “Canadian” aboriginal constellations, a world-exclusive to our dome!
* full-dome views of the Northern Lights from Earth and from space

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Planetarium dome experience ONLY (does not include telescope experience)

Price*:

Adults $29

Children $12.50

Family (up to four): $65

 

Telescope experience ONLY (does not include planetarium experience)


Price*:

Adults $29

Children $12.50

Family (up to four): $65

Learn more about what you get with our telescope stargazing experience

 

 

*costs do not include 5% tax

pay online, by phone at 1-888-786-3641 (call 6 am – 6 pm MT) to reserve seats in advance, or book after-office hours right at the planetarium at Marmot Lodge
(cash, debit and all major credit cards accepted)

** weather-permitting