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"Imagine and Explore" a Success for P-H-M DVT & Planetarium!

boy in space suit

On Saturday, July 20th the PHM DVT and Planetarium hosted “Imagine & Explore: 50th Anniversary, Apollo 11 Moon Landing.” Click to see the full photo gallery below.


It was a truly unique experience for families and people of all ages. We had over 500 guests show up including people that drove up to 5 hours to attend! All of our wonderful volunteers did an amazing job educating and interacting with our guests. Upon arrival, visitors were greeted by telescopes set up so that patrons could view the sun using special filters to ensure eye safety.


telescope telescope


Inside visitors saw the brand new planetarium show “Imagine the Moon” and they also had a chance to view P-H-M Air & Space Museum, which has artifacts on loan from NASA, Johnson Space Center, and the Smithsonian, including artifacts that have been on the Moon!


planetarium  museum

The cafeteria and gym had hands-on STEM activities for everybody. Everything from liquid nitrogen demonstrations to 3D printing. 


frozen baloon 3d printer


The Digital Video Theater (DVT) & Planetarium is an outstanding educational resource to P-H-M schools and the greater St. Joseph County community, supporting learning across the curriculum and at all grade levels. The facility hosts nearly 50 informative and entertaining public shows each year, with topics ranging from Astronomy to Rock & Roll. These shows are offered at a nominal cost and are also open to members of the general public.


To download high resolution jpg files from the photo gallery below, just simply click the “DOWNLOAD” button on the bottom right-hand corner of the photo while viewing it in the Photo Gallery function. We are happy to provide this service to you free of charge.