Facility Rental

Morehead’s special event facilities are available for UNC-Chapel Hill departments as well as individual and corporate supporters. These facilities include the State Dining Room, Exhibit Halls, and Fulldome Theater.

Morehead is a convenient and unique venue for award banquets, graduation ceremonies, lectures, and other events. Morehead also offers the option of hosting private planetarium shows and Science Stage programs for your group.

Morehead Members (Family level and above) and Corporate Members are eligible to host an event at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.

Interested in becoming a Member? Visit the Morehead Membership page.

Richard Watt | Guest Services Manager

Please send an inquiry email to the Guest Services Manager that includes the following details:

  • Complete name and contact information
  • Preferred date of event
  • Number of attendees
  • Purpose of event

Please allow up to 10 business days to receive a reply regarding rental requests. Rental events must be at least 60 days from the date of inquiry to allow time for booking, confirmation, and payment by 30 days prior.