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

Membership

When you invest in a membership, you are not only investing in the future of Morehead, but the future of science education in North Carolina.

For more than 70 years, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center has supported science education in North Carolina. Now, you can support Morehead and get special benefits for yourself, including free admission to hundreds of science centers and museums nationwide through the ASTC Passport Program.

Each membership level receives:

  • Admission benefits at more than 300 different museums through the ASTC (Association of Science-Technology Centers) Passport Program* NOTE: Most museums – including Morehead – are currently not honoring this discount while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Please check with the museum you plan to attend to verify discounts.
  • Special member communications for early-access tickets, updates on Morehead across the state, and more!
  • 10-percent discount at the Morehead Gift Shop
  • Member-only discounts on classes and other special programs

Membership Levels

There are annual membership options for everyone to enjoy the wonder of Morehead Planetarium & Science Center!

Become a Member
  • Unlimited free planetarium admission to our regularly scheduled planetarium shows, Science On Stage, and interactive exhibits
  • Two guest passes for free admission (one-time use only)

Please note: The Student membership is available for current full-time students. Proof of enrollment is required to purchase a Student membership.

  • Free admission for up to 5 members of your family to all regularly-scheduled planetarium shows, Science Stage programs and interactive exhibits*
  • Priority registration and discount on Summer Science Camps
  • Two guest passes for free admission (one-time use only) and four one-hour parking vouchers
  • A discount on birthday parties at Morehead

Friend members receive Household benefits plus the following:

  • Four additional guest passes
  • Two additional one-hour parking vouchers
  • Donor recognition

Lunar members receive Household benefits plus the following:

  • Concierge camp registration
  • Eight additional guest passes
  • Four additional one-hour parking vouchers
  • Donor recognition

Solar members receive Household benefits plus the following:

  • Concierge camp registration
  • 12 additional guest passes
  • Six additional one-hour parking vouchers
  • Donor recognition

Stellar members receive Household benefits plus the following:

  • Concierge camp registration
  • 18 additional guest passes
  • Eight additional one-hour parking vouchers
  • Donor recognition
Please Note

Beginning Summer 2021, membership prices will increase to accurately reflect our program offerings and benefits.

*Limitations apply to museums and science centers participating in the program that are within a 90-mile radius of Morehead and your home.