For other exciting programs, visit our calendar of events
For descriptions and previews of these programs, please click on the show titles.
January 9 – April 28, 2019; Wednesday – Sunday, 2 pm
Recommended for adults and children ages 10 and up (35 minutes)
Perfect Little Planet
January 12 – April 28, 2019; Saturday & Sunday, 1 & 3 pm
Recommended for adults and children ages 5 to 9 (35 minutes)
Please note: This programs will not be available on Saturday, March 9 due to special event programming celebrating the reopening of the Museum's Seeing America galleries.
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Wednesday-Sunday, 4 pm
Presented in conjunction with our new installation CONSTELLATIONS.
Recommended for ages 12 and up; 22 minutes
Third Thursday of the month
The planetarium frequently offers short free programs and lectures during the Museum’s Late Thursday events.
Second Sundays of the month
See the Museum’s Second Sunday events for special presentations in the planetarium.
Adults (non-member) $6; children under 12, seniors, college students with valid ID & veterans (non-member) $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.