Passport to the Universe

Where is our place in the cosmos? The legendary space show produced by New York's Hayden Planetarium answers this question with ultra high resolution images that immerse the audience in the vastness of the universe like never before.

Join us on a spellbinding journey through the cosmos and get to know our cosmic address. Latest scientific findings provide the basis for an unforgettable experience on the planetarium dome. We project images that provide a sense of the vastness of the cosmos with unprecedented accuracy and realism.

Millions of viewers worldwide have embarked on this adventure since its 2001 premiere at the Hayden Planetarium in New York. The show was completely revised at the end of 2017 to incorporate the latest scientific data and ultra high resolution images. The show is commented by Tom Hanks (English language version only) and is available in German as well.

As an intoxicating introduction to cosmology, "Passport to the Universe" is relevant, informative, incredibly fascinating – and suitable for everyone!


Passport to the Universe was developed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York ( in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Major support for new version provided by the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Duration 30 minutes
Recommended age from age 12
Language main programme in German
Translations Simultaneus translations in F / I / English (Headphones)
Current sky Live description in German after the main show.