Morehead Planetarium & Science Center's digital multimedia and "live" planetarium shows, exhibits, science demonstrations, field trip 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.
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
250 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Latitude: 35° 54' 52.92" N
Longitude: -79° 3' 5.7594" W
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.
- Admission Charge $: Adults $7.25; Children, students and seniors $6
- Childrens Activities
- Gift / Retail Shop
- Group Rate Available
- Handicap Accessible
- Hours of Operation: Please visit our website for our hours
- Location: Downtown
- Maximum Seating Capacity: 220
- Season of Operation: Year Round
- Tour Buses Welcome
- Tour Group Check-In