National Grid ExploraDome

Experience science like never before in the National Grid ExploraDome! This multi-million dollar theatre and planetarium allow visitors to immerse themselves in space and more through vibrant colors, out-of-this-world surround sound, and a screen spanning beyond your vision.

Purchase tickets online or in person.

Ticket Type

National Grid ExploraDome

National Grid ExploraDome Ticket + General Admission

National Grid ExploraDome + General Admission

Double Feature

ExploraDome Adults





Children (2-11)





Seniors (65+)










EBT Adult





EBT Child (2-11)




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Can only be redeemed in-person at the museum

Can only be redeemed in-person at the museum

Show your EBT card & photo ID at the MOST front desk for discounted admission and National Grid Exploradome tickets. Tickets cannot be redeemed online (call 315.425.9068 for ticket availability).

  • 10:30 AM – Backyard Wilderness
  • 11:30 AM – Journey to Space
  • 12:30 PM – Titans of the Ice Age (no public tickets on Thursdays for SCSD)
  • 1:30 PM – Backyard Wilderness
  • 2:30 PM – Journey to Space
  • 3:30 PM – Titans of the Ice Age


Shows sponsored by Amazon:

Theatre Naming Sponsor:

Screen Sponsor:

Lobby Sponsors:

Jayne & Larry Charlamb

Amy & Gary Slutzky

Jeff & Julie Rubenstein

Elaine Rubenstein

Media Lab Sponsor:

Theatre Seating Sponsor:

Ticket Kiosk Sponsor:

Closed Captioning Sponsor:

Lazar & Louge Families

Surround Sound System Sponsor:

Lighting & Projection System Sponsor:

The Marsellus Family

Film & Planetarium Sponsor:

Concessions Sponsor:

Emergency Lighting System Sponsor:

Additional Support Provided By:

Lauren Kochian

Lena & Edward Kochian

Tracy & Jeffrey Kochian

The Mezzalingua Family

Richard S. Shineman Foundation

Jennifer & Britton Smith

The Stevenson Family

Cynthia & Michael Brunner

The Leone Family

The Rubenstein – Riley Family

Allyn Family Foundation

The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation

Mary & Larry Leatherman

The Madden Family

Pathfinder Bank

Julie & Rick Pooler

Candee & David Schneckenburger

Dr. Robert & Jenifer Weisenthal

American Indian Law Alliance

Bianchi Autobody, Inc.

Marlene Blumin

Bond, Schoeneck & King

Tracy & Philip Bousquet

Children’s Health Specialists

China Towne Furniture and Mattress

CNY Cares

Sylvia & William Cohen

Colonial Laundromat

Community Bank

Dr. & Mrs. Edward Downing

Erika & Sam Edelstein

The Flamik Family

Leila Giancone

Hall Building Services

Henderson-Johnson Co., Inc.

Martin Hewitt & Katarína Óladóttir

Linda & Howie Hollander

Infinit Technology Solutions

J.M. McDonald Foundation

Susan R. Klenk

Connie & Seymour Knox

Irv Lyons Jr.

Kathleen & David Mason and Jake

Tanya & George McGuire


NBT Bank

Peggy Ogden & Tim Atseff

Onondaga Community College

The Richard Mather Fund

Julie & Jeff Rubenstein

Cynthia & David Schlosser

The Solomon Family

Richard Sykes

Technology Alliance of Central New York – TACNY

Sarah F. Weber

Syracuse Office Environments

The Benz Family

Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation

Hueber-Breuer Construction Co.

Amanda Russell-Brown

Judith & Patrick Dooher

Tracey Road Equipment

Sidney Devorsetz


Kathy Flack

Bonnie & Gary Grossman

The Julka Family

Dr. Elizabeth Liddy

IBEW Local 43 Union Electricians

Mackenzie Hughes LLP

Anthony Malavenda & Martine B.Y. Burat

Patricia & William McAvoy

Seneca Nation

Doris & Rick Shubert