Appold Planetarium

The planetarium offers shows throughout the academic year on select Saturday nights.  The shows are open to the public and cost $5 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under and members of the Lourdes community.

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

Down to Earth PosterBased on the award-winning TV series reaching 300 million households worldwide, The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth transports viewers back in time to learn about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home.

During a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past and illegally dumping her company’s trash. Join Bula, Gorga, Multo, Wizzy, Wigg and Zeeter as the Zula Patrol blasts into the past to solve the mystery and save the Earth from its toxic future.

Show Times:
Shows are at 7 p.m. on the following days:
Saturdays January 3 and 24, February 21 and 28

Shows are at 2 p.m. on the following days:
Sundays January 4 and 25, February 22 and March 1

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Hubble @ 25

Hubble 25th Anniversary PosterCelebrate 25 years of the Hubble Telescope collecting images and stories 13 billion years in the making! From neighboring planets to distant galaxies, Hubble has captured breathtaking pictures of the universe that have reshaped our understanding of the cosmos. Hubble @ 25 traces the evolution of the telescope that led to the single most productive scientific instrument ever built and other milestone space missions.

Show Times:
Shows are at 7:30 p.m. on the following days:
Saturdays March 14, 21 and 28, April 11 and 25


Admission Prices:
$5 for adults
$4 for children and members of the Lourdes community.

Reservations are recommended. Please call 419-517-8897 or email

Directions to Lourdes
From US-23 take Exit #234 - the first (or last) exit in Ohio – (Rt.51/184 east-Sylvania)
Turn left (west) onto Monroe Street and continue .6 miles to Main Street (Key Bank is on the right)
Turn left (south) onto Main Street and continue on Main for .5 miles to Convent Boulevard
Turn right (west) onto Convent Boulevard and continue for .3 miles
Turn right at the Lourdes University driveway – 6832 Convent Boulevard.

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