Worlds Beyond Earth

Open as of March 24, 2021

Free for Members. Timed entry only. Hayden Planetarium, 1st Floor.

Colored lines in different patterns are used to depict Earth's protective magnetic field.
A still from Worlds Beyond Earth that depicts our planet’s protective magnetic field, which is generated by Earth’s hot, dynamic core.
Journey far beyond our own blue planet to marvel at the latest discoveries from our cosmic neighbors. 

Immersive visualizations of distant worlds. Groundbreaking space missions. Breathtaking scenes depicting the evolution of our solar system.

Narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, Worlds Beyond Earth tells the story of the dynamic worlds that share our solar system and the unique conditions that make life on Earth possible.

Now screening on the world’s most advanced planetarium projection system.

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Seated visitors gaze upwards at the space show in the Hayden Planetarium. D. Finnin/© AMNH

Capacity is limited to maintain health and safety.

Length: 25 minutes

Showtimes: Every 30 minutes starting at 10:30 am. Last show is at 4:30 pm.

Start by selecting the number of General Admission tickets, and you will be able to add Worlds Beyond Earth and/or additional exhibitions before checkout.

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Captioning devices and audio description devices are available. Please ask a staff member.

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Worlds Beyond Earth

is dedicated to the memory of Charles Hayden in celebration of the 150th anniversary of his birth and made possible by the generous support of the Charles Hayden Foundation.

Proudly sponsored by:

Bank of America logo.

Generously sponsored in loving memory of Wallace Gilroy.