Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Located in the heart of Chapel Hill, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center has delighted more than seven million visitors since opening in 1949. Visit Morehead and learn why so many visitors smile when they think back on their Morehead memories even years later.

Explore the links at left to help make the most of your visit. These links have important logistical information about building hours, admission prices, driving directions, parking, surrounding attractions and more. To learn about current program offering, click on the “Now Showing” tab.

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Try Science

Can't get enough cool science on the Web? Then you should TryScience., the first worldwide science museum, is a gateway to the excitement and learning experiences offered by science and technology centers worldwide. The Web site contains on and off-line interactive, multimedia activities that will change continually as new experiences and exhibits are created for visitors. In addition, TryScience offers tips to parents and teachers on ways to engage young people in the world of science.

TryScience is powered by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center's friends at IBM.