Admission Prices

Regular Shows

General Admission - $6.00

Children (3-12) - $4

Seniors (65+), TAMIU Students, Faculty, Staff - $5.00

With Valid ID

Live Star Presentations

General Admission- $5.00, Children $4

*Tickets booth opens 1 hour prior to show time, you should arrive 15 minutes before scheduled show to buy tickets and snacks. CASH, VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER and AMERICAN EXPRESS are accepted

*Private Shows: Shows 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 956.326.3128, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 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)

No chewinng gum allowed in the theater.

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

Video recording and photography is only allowed before the main showing unless instructed by staff.

Due to extreme darkness in the theater once the show has started the doors will be closed.


Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium and Science Center
5201 University Boulevard, Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center 373A, Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.3128 | Fax: 956.326.2459 | E-mail: planetarium@tamiu.edu

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