Thank you for your interest in visiting Morehead Planetarium and Science Center! We look forward to the opportunity to serve your school/group this summer! Note that groups must have at least 10 total members to book a reservation.
This form is used for both schools and non-school groups, so you're in the right place! If there are questions in the form that apply to schools specifically, either leave them blank or answer N/A.
To request your visit, follow these steps:
- Check out our Summer Program Schedule below to see which programs will be playing on weekdays and weekends.
- Identify up to 3 dates in order of preference you'd like to try to schedule your visit, and which shows you'd like to see.
- Complete and submit the form below with information about your group.
After submitting your form, reservations staff will be in touch within 2-3 business days with information about your tentative reservation!
All questions marked with an * are required.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are trying to request a visit to the Space Science Center at Morehead State University, you are in the wrong place! This is a request form to visit Morehead Planetarium & Science Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Please visit Morehead State University Space Science Center's website for info on how to book reservations there.
This summer we have a new show, The Sun: Our Living Star, which will focus on how the sun serves as the energy source driving the Earth's winds, weather, and all life - discover the secrets of our star in this new show! A link to a show page and trailer is coming soon. Additionally, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing in the summer of 1969, Carolina Skies shows this summer will feature additional content that covers the mission's highlights and achievements in lunar exploration.
The Summer 2019 Program schedule runs from Tuesday June 18, 2019, through Sunday August 25, and on the following two weekends (8/31 - 9/1, and 9/7 - 9/8).
Morehead will be closed for renovation between 5/6/19 and 6/17/19, and will be closed weekdays on the last week of August and the first week of September 2019 for annual maintenance in our theater space.
Morehead will be closed on Thursday, July 4.
TUESDAYS - THURSDAYS
10:30 a.m. | Magic Tree House: Space Mission, Grades K-3 / Ages 5-8
11:30 a.m. | We Are Stars, Grades 6+ / Ages 10+
12:30 p.m. | The Sun: Our Living Star (NEW), Grades 4+ / Ages 8+
1:30 p.m. | Carolina Skies: Moon Mission, Grades 3+ / Ages 7+
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS
10:30 a.m. | Little Star That Could, Grades Pre-K-2 / Ages 5-8
11:30 a.m. | Astronaut, Grades 4+ / Ages 8+
12:30 p.m. | Black Holes: Journey into the Unknown, Grades 6+ / Ages 10+
1:30 p.m. | The Sun: Our Living Star (NEW), Grades 4+ / Ages 8+
2:30 p.m. | Carolina Skies: Moon Mission, Grades 3+ / Ages 7+
1:30 p.m. | Magic Tree House: Space Mission, Grades K-3 / Ages 5-8
2:30 p.m. | Black Holes: Journey into the Unknown, Grades 6+ / Ages 10+
3:30 p.m. | Carolina Skies: Moon Mission, Grades 3+ / Ages 7+
Due to ongoing renovations elsewhere in our facility during the summer, our Science LIVE! programs will not be available in Summer 2019.
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