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Morehead Planetarium, Raleigh/Durham

Morehead Planetarium - Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
Morehead Planetarium
250 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27599Map
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
+1 919 962 1236
Neighborhood: Chapel Hill

This is one of the largest planetariums in the country. The immense domed Star Theater houses a completely automated Zeiss Model VI Star Projector, one of the very few in the world. Shows include "Solar System Adventure," for older students and adults, "Sol & Company" for the youngsters and "Larry, Cat in Space" for the preschool set. Tickets go on sale one half-hour before show time.

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Morehead Planetarium General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 03:30 PM, Friday to Saturday from 06:30 PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday from 01:00 PM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Science & Technology, Other
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