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Admission Prices

Matinee (2pm Saturday Shows)

General Admission - $4.00

Regular Shows

Children (2-11), Seniors (62+), TAMIU Students, Faculty and Staff - $4.00

Adults - $5.00

Live Star Presentations

General Admission- $3.00

*Tickets go on sale 1 hour prior to show time.   CASH, VISA and MASTERCARD ARE ACCEPTED.


*Private ShowsShows requiring a specific date and time are considered "Private Shows". These are usually requested by schools, various organizations or private parties.

*For more information on group rates or for a reservation see the Group Visits tab on this web page or contact our reservations office at (956) 326-2463, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


Planetarium Capacity & Rules

Seating Capacity = 87

Tickets can not be refunded but can be exchanged at the LBV Planetarium Reservations Office.

Outside food & drinks are not allowed (planetarium offers snack bar)

Sharp objects such as pencils, pens, scissors and knives are not allowed. These items can be dropped off at the ticket booth and picked up after the show

Electronics such as cell phones, tablets, and iPods should be turned off prior to the start of the show

Video recording and photography devices such as cameras, and camcorders are not allowed

Due to extreme darkness in the theater once the show has started the doors will be closed, no late seating or reentry will be allowed and doors will only be opened for emergencies.