Golden Pond Planetarium

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory

The Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory is located at the Visitor Center in Land Between The Lakes.

Visitors can experience educational programs on the 40-foot domed screen.  Daily shows are available, usually from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Shows such as "Wildest Weather in the Solar System", "Tonight's Sky Live", and "From Earth to Universe" are suited families of all ages - especially those ages six and up.

Weekend laser light shows are also available with music from various genres - country, rock, Elvis, and more - with you sitting in the comfort of your seat, watching the lights dance around the dome. 

View the showtimes for the Golden Pond Planetarium on our Events section.

At the observatory, folks can gain a closer look at the universe through the Golden Pond Observatory‚Äôs computerized Meade 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope.  In the summertime, you can check out Observatory Star Parties and gaze through smaller telescopes with friends. The facility is open on select Saturdays with its activities weather-dependent.  Call for details.