Public Spaces Business Office
Monday Closed 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Closed
Sunday 1–4:30 p.m. Closed
*Gift shop open. Gift shop hours.

Please consult our interactive calendar for specific show times. Note that some exhibits are opened for limited hours. Consult the interactive calendar for exhibit hours.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Admission and Ticket Prices

Planetarium Admission
Members will be asked to present membership card.
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Adults $7.68
Children, students and senior citizens $6.51
* If you see more than one planetarium show in a day, second and all subsequent planetarium shows are $3.26. Prices do not include 7.5% sales tax.

Science Stage & Exhibits Admission

  • Tickets go on sale one half-hour before showtime.
  • Groups of 20 or more should call during regular business hours
    (M–F, 9–5) for a reservation. (919) 962-1236.
  • “Children” are defined as ages 3–12.
  • “Students” are anyone attending primary or secondary school and anyone attending an institution of higher learning with a valid student ID.
  • Senior citizens are 60 and older.

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Adults! We have programs designed for you.
The children don't get to have all the fun... learn about several great programs designed with adults in mind: