Planetarium and Telescope Combo Tour

26 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • E-Ticket
  • 1.5 hr

Discover the wonders of the night sky with our award-winning star-gazing tour package! Start your tour in the Planetarium Dome Theatre and explore local First Nations constellations, the Milky Way, and even the edge of the universe! After leaving the planetarium, head outside for a guided tour of the Rockies' largest, most powerful telescopes. If the sky is clear, you can look through the telescopes and learn about the science behind the Northern Lights, how to photograph Auroras, and even get your hands on meteorites, a Moon rock, and a Mars rock! Enjoy a live, interactive experience with 4K “instant replays” of past live views if it's too cloudy. This 1.5-hour experience is open to all ages, except children under 4 who are not permitted in the Planetarium Dome Theatre. If you don't see the stars due to cloudy skies, you can always return with our two-year "Rain Check" at no additional charge! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the night sky!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: The Jasper Planetarium

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Come experience the world's largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve and North America's smallest town with us. Your tour starts at the Main Lodge of Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, steps away from our 38-seat dome theatre. This unique experience is only available in Jasper, and it's more than a planetarium show—it's an interactive journey with a knowledgeable local guide. You'll get to explore the wonders of the night sky, from Indigenous constellations to the Aurora Borealis over mountain peaks, from views of Rocky Mountain glaciers from space to the edge of the universe and back. And don't forget to ask your guide questions after our descent back to Earth! Experience all of this and more from the comfort of a climate-controlled dome theatre.

Duration: 35 minutes

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Come and explore the night sky with us! Put on your warmest clothes and join us outside the Planetarium to get an up-close and personal look at some of the most powerful telescopes in the Rocky Mountains. When the skies are clear, we'll provide guided viewing through our telescopes. Even if it's cloudy, you'll still get to see 4K replays of the views we capture during clear nights. Plus, you'll learn all about the science behind the Northern Lights, get tips on photographing Auroras, and have the chance to get your hands on a Moon rock, and even a Mars rock! Don't miss out - join us to explore the night sky!

Duration: 45 minutes
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