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Star Families

Explore astronomy themes as a family! The Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families. This special program is also good for Scout troops, 4-H clubs and other groups that involve children and parents learning together.

Please note: Unless part of a chaperoned group, each child must be accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.


No pre-registration needed!

  • Adults: $9.25 (plus NC state sales tax)
  • Children, students and senior citizens: $8.25 (plus NC state sales tax)
  • Morehead Members: $4.25 (plus NC state sales tax)


To purchase tickets, click the button above. This will take you to our online show and sales calendar, which is pre-searched to list all upcoming sessions of Star Families. Click on your choice of show to purchase tickets.

Typically, tickets will go on sale about a month in advance. If you have questions about online ticket sales for this show, let us know at


Private Shows

Groups of 15 or more people may reserve a private showing of any Star Families program. This private show must occur on a date within one week before or after the date of the scheduled public program. Private show pricing applies. To reserve a private show, call Guest Relations at 919-962-1236 during regular business hours. You must reserve a private show at least two weeks in advance.

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