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About the Planetarium

Our 50-seat planetarium is a large, round room with a 24-foot giant dome where the sky (sun, moon, stars, planets, etc.) is projected. 

We capable of projecting full dome videos to take star exploration to the next level! 

The planetarium doubles as a theater for movie nights, laser shows, video game tournaments, or other special presentations. Planetarium shows topics change monthly, but private shows may be available. If interested in reserving a private show, please Contact Sandy Drum at 252-939-3302 for more information.

Planetarium Show Schedule

  • Sunday - Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday - Friday: 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Scheduled shows are a $1.00 per person (3 & under free.)

Anyone attending a Planetarium show please arrive 10 minutes before show time and let the front desk know. Once the show starts, viewers will not be permitted to enter the planetarium.

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