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!

Show Schedule

Show Information

During the academic school year (September through early June), Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s weekday shows are scheduled by school groups and follow no particular pattern. Any remaining seats for weekday shows will be open for the general public to purchase. Weekday show tickets are only available two (2) weeks in advance.

Planetarium shows on Saturday and Sunday follow a seasonal show schedule, as shown below.

Please visit our calendar to see the upcoming show schedule and purchase tickets online. 

students in Morehead's GSK fulldome theater

Spring Schedule

February 25, 2020 – June 7, 2020

Mondays: CLOSED

Tuesdays – Fridays: See our calendar for up-to-date show schedules. 

Planetarium Shows

10:30 a.m.  | Earth, Moon, and Sun
11:30 a.m.  | Astronaut
12:30 p.m.  Feb/March | Take Flight
April | Cosmic Colors
May/June | Dynamic Earth
1:30 p.m.    | The Sun: Our Living Star 
2:30 p.m.    | Carolina Skies

Planetarium Shows

1:30 p.m. | Magic Tree House: Space Mission
2:30 p.m. | We Are Stars
3:30 p.m. | Carolina Skies

Please Note

Our exhibits and Science Stage venue are still undergoing renovations and will return in Fall 2020. Stay tuned for more details about our Grand Reopening.