Staerkel planetarium offers unique educational and entertainment resources to teachers in the central Illinois area. Select a link to learn about what we have to offer.
Field Trips - special student shows!
Schedule an out of this world field trip at our planetarium. We have over 20 one-hour programs to choose from that are tailored to fit a wide range of student ages, interests, and curricula
> Group show listing
> Group Reservation process
We'll Visit You
We can bring our simulated shuttle space suit to your school for a demonstration!
> Space Suit Information
> For Reservations call Dave Leake: (217) 351-2567
Browse through our star charts and favorite websites for space & astronomy news, blogs and even advice on buying a telescope.
> Astronomy Resources