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Friday, June 6, 2014


6:15 pm & 7:30 pm


"Dawn of the Space Age - 3D"


Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of man’s first steps into space. Who were the men and women who took part in these death-defying days? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore in the “Dawn of the Space Age-3D”.


To register for the 6:15 pm and 7:30 pm show, please use these links or you may call the information center at 822-1122:

6:15 pm Show:

7:30 pm Show:


8:30 pm

"Rock Music Laser Light Show

Led Zeppelin"

This production is a laser light show only accompanied by music from Led Zeppelin.


To register for the 8:30 pm show, please use this link or you may call the information center at 822-1122:

8:30 pm Show:



Place:  Tidewater Community College Planetarium

             Virginia Beach Campus Science Building

The TCC Planetarium has a state of the art Digistar 5 Laser Projector housed in a 40 foot dome with 80 permanent seats. It produces an all-sky image.



Park in the parking lot closest to the ATC. The science building is to your left as you face the ATC. Go through the sliding doors.               Campus map




To make reservations call the TCC Information Center at 822-1122. You may also register using the links listed above for each show.  Reservations begin on Thursday, May 29, 2014Your reservation is not guaranteed unless you arrive at least 15 minutes before show time to pick up your actual tickets at the planetarium.  There will be a limited number of tickets available at the planetarium on the day of the show. 

TCC Info Center Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 6:30 pm

Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm



  • Groups can only reserve a maximum of 20 tickets.
  • Food, drinks, and chewing gum are not allowed in the planetarium.
  • No one will be admitted late, and if you leave during a show you can not be readmitted.
  • The theater is accessible to wheelchairs.
  • Must be at least 4 years old. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.