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Millard Oakley STEM Center

What is the Virtual Theater?

Fly beyond the Earth in the STEM Center's state-of-the-art Virtual Theater.

Enjoy the exciting wide-screen, planetarium-like experiences on First and Third Thursday afternoons at 4:30 pm | Admission is FREE.

These unique tours of space are perfect outings for school groups, families, and individuals interested in knowing more about our existing and changing universe.

What's New?

Meet our new Virtual Theater Technician, Reed Boswell. A mechanical engineering major with a passion for astronomy. Reed is excited to be your guide to the universe. He looks forward to meeting all who arrive to the Virtual Theater for a journey through our universe.

Fall 2015 showtimes
Showtimes coming soon.
Please Contact the Millard Oakley STEM Center for special showings.

Blast off on Operation: Intercept! An Interactive Virtual Theater Adventure

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Get hands-on with space travel during Operation: Intercept!

The OSA (Oakley Space Agency) needs your help…take a spacecraft into the cosmos and join in solving the deep space mystery.

Travelers will also make a stop on Venus during this sleuthing adventure trek!

Tour the Universe with To the Edge & Back!

Experience a journey from Earth out to the farthest reaches of the stars. Learn about what we can find in the universe and some perspective on our place in it.

Get Your Own Operation: Intercept! Official Mission T-Shirt | $10

That's right - you can order an official Operation: Intercept! mission t-shirt online!


Make a Reservation

Contact the Millard Oakley STEM Center for Availability