Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

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Morehead Planetarium and Science Center


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Public spaces 10 am - 3:30 pm Mon - Sat; 1 pm - 4:30 pm Sun. Business Office 9 am - 5 pm weekdays. Please visit website for specific shows and times.


  • 250 E. Franklin St.

    Chapel Hill,   NC   27514


Morehead Planetarium & Science Center is a family-friendly day trip: planetarium shows, exhibits, live science demonstrations, special events, giant sundial, gift shop, and more. Adjacent to UNC Visitors Center, Morehead Observatory and Coker Arboretum on UNC campus.

Tickets: $7.68, adults; $6.51, children/students/seniors. ASTC Member.

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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 Planetarium is 2.5 miles on the left on Franklin Street.

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