Now open Wednesdays—Sundays.

Schedule and tickets can be found here.

Facilities Rental

Host an event at Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

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, Rotunda, and GSK Fulldome Theater.

Rent A Space

Please note that the only facilities currently available for rent are the State Dining Room and GSK Fulldome Theater due to renovations.

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

Individual and corporate supporters are eligible to hold an event at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center at the following monetary thresholds:

  • $2,500 in the last year
  • $5,000 over the past two years
  • $10,000 over the past five years

Interested in making a gift? Visit the Support web page to learn about more ways you can give.

Contact
Richard Watt | Guest Services Manager
rwatt@email.unc.edu
919.843.3522

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

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