Location & Hours
Clark Planetarium’s lobby, exhibits and store open at 10:30 am 363 days a year. We are closed on Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day, and we close around 4 pm on Christmas Eve. In general, we close following the start of the last theatre program of the evening. Please note that the concessions stand closed after the start of the last IMAX movie, and the store and exhibit halls close after the start of the last DOME program. In general:
The last showing in the Orbital ATK IMAX Theatre begins at
7:00 pm Sunday-Wednesday
8:00 pm Thursday-Saturday
The last showing in the Hansen Dome Theatre begins at
7:00 pm Sunday-Wednesday
10:00 pm Thursday
- 11:00 pm Friday & Saturday
Please click on the movie schedule link below for the schedule on your visit date.
View Current Movie Schedule
Clarification on Closing Times
Clark Planetarium closes at 7:00pm Sunday-Wednesday, at 10:00pm Thursday, and at 11:00pm Friday and Saturday. Our entry doors lock promptly at these closing times, and for the safety of our staff and guests enjoying late shows, we do not permit late entry, even with pre-purchased tickets, into shows playing at these times, or into the building. We also ask that guests of the Planetarium who are not seated in a show please exit the Planetarium at these times. Please plan your visit to the Planetarium with closing times in mind to ensure that we are able to seat you for your show.
110 S 400 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1145
General phone line: 385-468-7827 (STAR)
PARKING at the GATEWAY
Convenient underground parking is available at The Gateway.
There is a public entrance to Clark Planetarium from the Summer parking area on both Level 4 (top) and Level 3.
Clark Planetarium will validate parking for our patrons-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.
There is available free and metered parking on the street, as well as other public pay lots conveniently located nearby.
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 pass by the planetarium. Please check www.utabus.com for more information.