We have reopened our doors to the public. Here’s what you need to know to plan a fun, safe visit to the new Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.

What you Need to Know

We’re Open!

Here’s everything you need to know to plan your next visit.

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Featured Experiences

Planetarium Show

Earthquakes, Volcanoes & Tsunamis

Earth’s surface usually seems solid, constant and immovable. But that’s not always so.

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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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