For more exciting programs, visit our calendar of events
October 19–December 31
Saturday, 1 & 3 pm
Recommended for children ages 5 to 8, (35 minutes)
Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun. With the help of Coyote and Native American stories, you will learn about moon phases, eclipses, constellations and more!
Wednesday – Friday, 2 pm; Saturday, 2 & 4 pm
Recommended for adults and children ages 8 and up, (35 minutes)
The planetarium will have additional hours during the holidays.
We are open on Sundays through Dec. 18.
Adults $6; children under 12, seniors, college students with valid ID & veterans $4
Members: Adults $4, children & seniors $3
Planetarium tickets are not included in General Museum Admission and must be purchased at the front desk upon entering the Museum. Coupons and complimentary tickets must also be redeemed at this time. Tickets go on sale at as soon as the Museum opens on a first come first served basis only, so please plan to arrive and purchase tickets at least an hour before showtime. Please note that seating is limited, programs begin promptly, and that latecomers cannot be admitted. The planetarium is not recommended for children under four years of age and strollers are not permitted. An adult must accompany all children.
Call Newark Skyline at 973.596.6529 for weekly updates, or visit our Sky Watch page.
Saturn: Exploring a Celestial Wonder
Wednesday–Sunday, noon–5 pm
The Cassini spacecraft is currently exploring Saturn's countless rings and moons to help use better understand our place in the universe. Join us to observe recent video and still images of these spectacular and curious sights, including Saturn's many satellites and Titan, its largest moon.