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The Planetarium is OPEN at The Schiele Museum

With limited capacity, we have made planetarium tickets available online. As the second largest planetarium in North Carolina, the Schiele Museum’s James H. Lynn Planetarium and Science Theater is home to an immersive experience unlike anything else in the area and is a “must-see” attraction during a visit to the museum.

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Monday - Saturday Daily at 11:30 AM

Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system, following a trail of energy that flows from our Sun into the interconnected systems that create our climate. You’ll ride on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and whales and fly into fiery volcanoes! Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Liam Neeson.

Suggested for ages 10 years+



Monday - Friday at 1:30 PM

Saturdays at 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM

Travel with Jack and Annie, stars of the Magic Tree House® best-selling children’s book series, as they search for answers to a mysterious riddle they discover in a written note signed “–M.”

Viewers peek into the treehouse and follow Jack and Annie on an exciting adventure as they meet a helpful astronomer and an astronaut. As they travel to an observatory and beyond into space, Jack and Annie nearly get … well, we don’t want to give the surprise away!

Suggested for ages 5+.



Monday - Friday at 2:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 & 3:30 PM

 Discover the stars, planets, other celestial events visible in the sky tonight. This program will give you the skills you need to find your way around the night sky. This interactive show is different every time, so sit back, relax, and see what’s up in The Sky Tonight! 

Recommended for all ages.


  Limited tickets available per show and are available for purchase online.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC, 28054
United States


Contact name: 
Schiele Museum
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