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Advance tickets are required for all guests including children. Read here to learn more about all our safety protocols and plan your next visit to the new Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.

What you Need to Know

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Read about our safety protocols and plan your next visit.

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Featured Experiences

Planetarium Show

Carolina Skies

Journey through the Carolina night sky during this live narrated planetarium show.

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Morehead In Motion: Earth & Beyond

Students explore astronomy and earth science in this new mobile lab program that now includes our mobile planetarium.

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Virtual STEMville

Students explore STEM concepts through engaging virtual workshops with Morehead educators and NC scientists.

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Our Physical World

Request a hands-on science lesson, designed for indoor and outdoor spaces. Formerly GSK Science On Your Street.

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For Educators

Committed to Education

The Morehead mission is educating and inspiring the next generation of scientists, continuing to be a resource for innovation and exploration. Join us on our journey.

Every April the North Carolina Science Festival hosts a state-wide, month-long celebration of science that includes hundreds of hands-on activities, science talks, lab tours, nature experiences, expos, exhibits and more.

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