Clark Planetarium

Size:
57,000 SF

Location:
Salt Lake City, UT

The Clark Planetarium is situated within the The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City and is home to two theaters, including one of the largest IMAX screens in the country.

The planetarium also features 10,000 square feet of free exhibits, including "Science on a Sphere," a computer animation globe. Other popular exhibits include a Foucault pendulum, Earth Globe, Meteorites, Telescope displays, and updating video from the Hubble Space Telescope and NASA TV. More than 75,000 school children a year visit the planetarium.

The Clark Planetarium is also one of the few institutions in the world to have an authentic moon rock sample on permanent loan from NASA.

Because of soundproofing and acoustical requirements, a unique and efficient solution was used during construction. Both theaters were built as separate structures within the main building structure.

The Clark Planetarium features 10,000 square feet of free exhibits.

The Clark Planetarium is home to two theaters, including one of the largest IMAX screens in the country.
Life on Mars is just one of many interactive exhibits at Clark Planetarium.