Before your visit

Want to make a day or evening out of your visit to The Jasper Planetarium?

Our location at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge offers hours and hours of cosmic (and non-cosmic) activities.

In addition to our dome theatre, telescope and special event experiences, our location also offers the following out-of-this-world things to do (fees and taxes apply in most cases):

  • as many as half-a-dozen dining options (fewer in winter and later in the evening) to choose from (for more, check out our DINING section)
  • horseback riding stables
  • a world-class spa
  • Canada’s #1 resort-based golf course
  • an indoor shopping promenade and art gallery

A sample afternoon/evening cosmic itinerary might include:

A sample FULL DAY cosmic itinerary might include

  • breakfast buffet at Orso
  • round of golf (OR skating on Lake Mildred in the winter)
  • lunch at Fitzhugh’s To Go
  • afternoon horsebackriding (or shopping in the indoor promenade in the winter)
  • late after noon solar telescope experience (July – Sept)
  • dinner at The Nook or Emerald Lounge
  • purchase/check-in for Planetarium & Telescope FULL TOUR
  • begin Planetarium & Telescope FULL TOUR (duration, approx 1.5-2 hours)

Don’t forget to get an app for your mobile device and check our comprehensive astronomy weather forecast