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Welcome to Clark Planetarium

Located in downtown Salt Lake City, Clark Planetarium offers an out-of-this-world experience that is a blast for all ages. Clark features 10,000 square feet of exhibit space, as well as the breathtaking full-dome theatre and IMAX® theatre. Clark also boasts one of the best science gift stores in northern Utah. For many, Clark Planetarium is the first trip to space, and we hope it won't be the last. 

Visitor Hours

Sunday - Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 10:45 p.m.

Exhibits are Free

Salt Lake County works to provide inclusive access to quality educational and cultural experiences for everyone. Admission to our exhibits is always free. Clark Planetarium is open seven days a week. 

Shows in our Hansen Dome Theatre and Northrop Grumman IMAX® Theatre play throughout the day. Check our schedule for the latest show times.

Cosmic Light Shows (laser shows) play in the evenings every weekend. Check our schedule for the most up to date show times. Please be aware that late seating is not permitted to Cosmic Light Shows for safety reasons. 

Feature Show Prices

For shows in the Northrop Grumman IMAX® Theatre and the Hansen Dome Theatre, check our schedule for the latest show times. Reserve your film tickets in advance here.

Members

Free

Ages 2 and younger 

Free

Ages 3-12 

$8 + tax

Adults (13+)

$10 + tax

Groups of 20 and more

Groups of 20 or more are eligible for a discounted rate on shows. A reservation can be requested using the following form: https://slco.org/clark-planetarium/education/schedule-field-trip/, or reach out to ClarkReservations@slco.org with any questions.

Getting Here

We encourage you to use public transportation whenever possible.

  • Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has a Planetarium Stop, directly east of our front door. In addition, UTA has several bus routes nearby.
  • Visit rideuta.com for schedules, maps, stops and fares.

You’ll also notice a number of easy, affordable and fun shared mobility options in Downtown Salt Lake City, including GREENbike (Salt Lake City’s non-profit bike share fleet), as well as motorized scooters from Bird, Lime, Spin and Razor. For information about shared mobility transportation options, visit https://www.slc.gov/transportation/sharedmobility/

Address and Phone Number

Clark Planetarium is located in the Gateway Entertainment Complex at:   
110 S 400 W
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Phone 385-468-7827 or 468-STAR

Accessibility

We welcome you to reach out to clarkreservations@slco.org or 385-468-1227 prior to visiting to discuss support options and how we can accommodate your visit to the planetarium.

Parking

Convenient underground parking, with two direct entrances to Clark Planetarium (on Levels 0 and -1), is available in the Gateway’s South Parking Garage. The most convenient parking entrance for Clark Planetarium is off of 100 South between 400 West and Rio Grande Street (450 W).

Rates  
1 hour No charge
1-2 hours $2 ($1 with a validation coupon from Clark Planetarium)
2-3 hours $4 ($1 with a validation coupon from Clark Planetarium)
3-4 hours $6 ($4 with a validation coupon from Clark Planetarium)
4-5 hours $8 ($6 with a validation coupon from Clark Planetarium)
5-6 hours $10 ($8 with a validation coupon from Clark Planetarium)
6 and up $12 ($10 with a validation coupon from Clark Planetarium)
Lost ticket $20 (validation not applicable)

Note: Parking prices are subject to change without notice.