Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Please visit our website for our hours and shows


  • 250 E. Franklin St.

    Chapel Hill,   NC   27514


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Morehead Planetarium & Science Center’s digital multimedia and “live” planetarium shows, exhibits, science demonstrations, field trip/group programs, skywatching sessions, family science days, and other activities. Facilities include a 68-foot planetarium dome, science stage, giant sundial, rose garden and gift shop. UNC Visitors Center and Morehead Observatory are also on site. Tickets $7.25 adults and $6 children, students and seniors.

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250 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill NC 27514


Latitude: 35° 54' 52.92" / Longitude: -79° 3' 5.7594"

Special Directions:

Take exit 270 (HWY 15-501) towards Chapel Hill. After a one and half miles, the road forks. Stay to the right and get on Franklin Street. The Morehead Center is 2.5 miles on the left on Franklin Street.

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