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Show Schedule

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Morehead Planetarium and Science Center's weekday shows during the school year (September to early June) are scheduled by school groups and follow no particular pattern, however, any remaining seats will be open for the general public to purchase. Weekday shows are only published two (2) weeks in advance; please visit our calendar to see the upcoming show schedule and purchase tickets. 

*Please note that our exhibits and science stage venue are still undergoing renovations and are planned to return again in Fall 2020.

Winter Schedule

Our Winter schedule runs from Saturday, November 23rd - Sunday, February 23nd. 

Our theater and gift shop are open during our normal operating hours, and our winter schedule for our theater shows is below. Planetarium shows on Saturday and Sunday follow the seasonal show schedule below. 

The Saturday schedule will also run on the following weekdays: Fri 11/29, Tue 12/17 - Fri 12/20, Thu 12/26, Fri 12/27, Thu 1/2, Fri 1/3.

We will be closed on the following days due to the holidays: Wed 11/27, Thu 11/28, Tue 12/24, Wed 12/25, Tue 12/31, Wed 1/1.


Planetarium Shows
10:30 a.m.  | Little Star That Could
11:30 a.m.  | Phantom of the Universe
12:30 p.m.  | We Are Stars
1:30 p.m.    | The Longest Night: A Winter's Tale
2:30 p.m.    | Dynamic Earth

Planetarium Shows
1:30 p.m. | Astronaut
2:30 p.m. | The Longest Night: A Winter's Tale
3:30 p.m. | Carolina Skies