Elizabeth City State University Planetarium

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Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Open year round to the public
  • Hours - Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


  • 1704 Weeksville Road

    Elizabeth City,   NC   27909


The Planetarium houses a 30 ft dome with a seating capacity of 60, and it’s equipped with:
• A SPITZ 512 Star Projector.
• 40+ Allsky, Panorama, and special effect slide projectors.
• DVD, VCR, and Laser Disc players.
• Sony Video and LCD projectors with video and internet hook-up capability.
• Green/red and white light laser systems.
• Three screen video system.
The Planetarium offers a wide array of educational programs for all ages: Star Shows, Videos, Laser Disc, etc. Please check our website for a schedule.

All shows are free but by reservation only, and require prior notice.

Groups of 20 or more may schedule their own show. Individuals and Groups with less than 20 may join a group that is already schedule (space permitting).

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1704 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City NC 27909


Latitude: 36° 16' 45.12" / Longitude: -76° 12' 56.5194"

Special Directions:

From Charlotte:
I-85 N. to I-40 E. to US 64 E. to US 17 N.
(Approx. 324 miles)

From Virginia Beach, Norfolk Airport:
I-64 E. to US 17 S.
(Approx. 52 miles)

From Raleigh:
I-64 E. to US 17 N.
(Approx. 162 miles)

From Washington D.C.:
I-395 S. to I-95 S. Take I-64 E. to US 17 S.
(Approx. 252 miles)

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