Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, as a unit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has suspended public operations until further notice because of ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) concerns. You can read our full statement here. While you’re here, check out Morehead At Home, an online hub of resources for you to enjoy at home!

Morehead At Home

Join our Educators every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for virtual skywatching, sky stories, and more!

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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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