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Dark Universe

November 2, 2013 — December 31, 2019

Timed entry only. Hayden Planetarium Space Theater, first floor.

Dark energy in space.
The Hayden Planetarium Space Show explores cosmic mysteries including dark matter and dark energy. 

Exquisite renderings of enigmatic cosmic phenomena. Seminal scientific instruments. Spectacular scenes in deep space. 

The Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it—and to new frontiers for exploration.

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Monday–Friday: Every half hour, 10:30 am–4 pm, except on Wednesdays, when first show begins at 11 am 

Saturday–Sunday: Every half hour, 10:30 am–5 pm

Length of show: 25 minutes

Captioning devices are available.