Sharpe Reservation's Gustafson Planetarium

436 Van Wyck Lake Road
Fishkill, NY 12524



The Gustafson Planetarium is a fully-equipped 48-seat theatre where audiences can learn about the wonders of the night sky. Our operators will present a show that best suits each topic. The cost per show is $175.00 for a 45-minute to one-hour presentation. All shows will point out familiar constellations and current objects visible in the sky (planet locations, comets, meteor showers and other celestial events).

The Solar System full-dome shows: 

-“Rusty the Rocket” (ideal for pre-school and kindergarten): Join “Rusty the Rocket” as he teaches young rockets how to navigate the solar system.

-“Perfect Little Planet” (recommended for elementary students): An alien family searches for the perfect to take a vacation.

-“New Horizons” (general audiences): Follows a comet’s journey through the solar system.

-“Nine Planets and Counting” (recommended for middle school and up): Discusses our evolving definition of a planet.

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