Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, Alaska

Upcoming Events 

Apollo 11 - A Fire on the Moon
Monday,, July 15th, from 7 to 8 pm
The science and politics of the Apollo 11 mission and find out what "fire on the moon" refers to.
Join Steve Kocsis for this presentation
Audience - Teenagers and adults (anyone may attend)
Organized by Friends of the Marie Drake Planetarium.
Location:  Valley Library Large Meeting Room
Questions? Call Steve at 500-2941

50th Anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing webcast

Monday, July 15, 12 – 1pm

Location:  Valley Library Large Meeting Room
Organized by Juneau Public Library
Audience:  all ages
Same webcast will be shown at Alaska State Museum

Apollo 11 - 2019 Documentary

Re-live the race to the moon on the 50th anniversary of the historic lunar landing.  

Fundraiser for a new Planetarium System

Saturday, July 20th, 4 pm and 9 pm

  • Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck. Downtown across from City Hall.
  • Cost:  Tickets are $11 (for both adults and children)
  • Movie is 93 minutes long and rated G. 
  • Afterwards, you may stay to share where you were on this historic event or what you thought about the movie.
  • Thanks to Collette Costa at Gold Town for helping us to bring this movie to Juneau.
  • Doors open half an hour before movie. 
  • Please allow time for parking.
  • If you can't attend, you may make a donation!
  • Questions? Call Cristina at 500-2941
  • Come early to
    • Find out about upcoming events and join our email list.
    • Buy popcorn or soda and get a good seat
    • Purchase inexpensive astronomy items e.g. NASA stickers.
    • Learn about the new planetarium system we plan to buy. It will be an out of this world educational tool.

Tickets may be purchased below via PayPal, at planetarium events, from board members, at the door and at Rainy Retreat books. Tickets purchased via PayPal will be held at the door.

4 pm Showing

 9 pm Showing