March 23rd, 2017
Waning Crescent Moon

General Info

Clark Planetarium is open 363 days a year. We are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and we close early on Christmas Eve. Regular schedules apply on other holidays. Please see our movie schedule for details.

Hours of Operation

Opens at 10:30 AM, 7 days a week.
Closes after the last show begins. In general…
The last show in the Dome Theatre begins at
7:00 pm Sunday-Wednesday;
10:00 pm on Thursday;
11:00 pm on Friday & Saturday.
The last show in the Orbital ATK IMAX Theatre begins at
7:00 pm Sunday-Wednesday;
8:00 pm Thursday-Saturday.

Call today:  385-468-STAR (7827)

Prices for Hansen Dome and Orbital ATK IMAX documentary show tickets are as follows:

  • $9.00 for adults/teens/seniors
  • $7.00 for children 12 and under
  • $7.00 matinee tickets for adults for programs beginning before 5 pm, except special engagements.

Find Group Discount options.

*Special Engagements are rare. They may include, but are not limited to: IMAX films in their first few weeks after opening; special event lectures; other promotional events. Please check the Shows and Exhibits page for special engagement information.

Please Note: Clark Planetarium occasionally closes for special and private events. Please check our Events page for upcoming building closures.


Location Information


Clark Planetarium is part of The Gateway Mall, located west of the Energy Solutions Arena. Our address is 110 South 400 West in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Phone Number: 385-468-STAR (7827)





Parking at the GATEWAY

Convenient underground parking is available at The Gateway.

A public entrance to Clark Planetarium is located in the Summer parking area on both Level 4 (top) and Level 3. An ADA-compliant lift is available only on level 4 access.

Clark Planetarium will validate parking for our patrons at the rate of 3 hours for $1.00. Additional parking fees (up to $2 per hour) apply after the first 3 hours. Validations from other Gateway merchants may reduce potential parking fees. Please pay for parking as you leave the parking lot.


UTA TRAX/Bus Services

Take TRAX to the new Planetarium Stop, at our front door. TRAX service operates during all planetarium operational hours, including late night on Friday and Saturday. Please see TRAX schedules for details and holiday schedule changes.

Several UTA bus routes also pass by the planetarium. Please check the UTA website for more information.