Opened in the fall of 1962 and formally dedicated in early January 1963,
the William M Thomas Planetarium provides shows for over
students per year. The B.C.
astronomy and physical science classes also use the planetarium at
selected times during the semester.
The upgraded planetarium was named after Rep. Bill Thomas and dedicated
on November 2, 2006. Congressman Thomas directed the $1 million in
federal funds needed to move the planetarium into the 21st century.Public shows available, as well as group shows. Please see web site for schedule and more information.