The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington

The Planetarium at UT Arlington

The Planetarium at UT Arlington

School Groups

The Earth is in our hands Submit a request for a field trip to The Planetarium

Do you want to inspire a classroom of young scientists?

Are you involved in a scout troup, club, or organization looking for an adventure?

Do you know some aspiring astronauts?

Are you interested in motivating your staff or students to think way, way, way out of the box?

The Planetarium at UT Arlington provides the perfect group setting to educate, entertain, and inspire!

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Arranging a Field Trip for your School or Organization

Step 1: Select one or more shows and a date/time for your visit
See our Show Book for a complete catalog of shows from which you can choose. All shows are 1 hour long and include "Texas Stargazing" (a tour of the night sky) and a question and answer session.

Shows are just $4 per person (minimum of 15 people or $60). An additional show can be added for only $3 per person extra. You may indicate topics that you would or would not like discussed during the "Texas Stargazing" part of the program.

Step 2: Consider catering options
If you would like to include a meal or snack during your visit, we have several options from which to choose.

Submit a request for a field trip to The Planetarium

Step 3: Submit a Field Trip Scheduler form
To begin the reservation process, please submit a Field Trip Scheduler form with your preferred show(s) and choice of dates and times. We'll look at our schedule and contact you within 2 business days to finalize all the details of your field trip including show selection, catering, bus drop-off and parking, and other details.

Step 4: Need help paying for your field trip? Apply for a Target Field Trip Grant
To apply for a field trip grant from Target, please submit an application.