PLEASE NOTE: The Planetarium is currently closed for annual maintenance.
Enjoy new and exciting planetarium programs for all ages, beginning Saturday, September 19, 2015. Thank you.
Teachers and Group Leaders: Please see Programs for Schools and Groups for information on reserving a planetarium program for your group.
For more exciting programs, visit our calendar of events.
Saturday-Sunday, 1 & 3 pm
Experience the Aurora
Wednesday – Friday, 2 pm; Saturday & Sunday , 2 & 4 pm
Recommended for ages 5 to 9 (35 minutes)
Adults $5; children under 12, seniors, and college students $3
Members: Adults $3, children & seniors $2
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.