September through May; Monday - Friday
June through August; Monday - Thursday
$10.00 per person for one show
20% discount per person for two shows on the same day.
One adult is admitted free for every ten students.
Minimum charge: $150 for one show, $240 for two shows on the same day.
Minimum Group size: 15 students plus one adult
Maximum Group size: the Planetarium has 100 seats
The Planetarium has a gift shop which features a large selection of science and astronomy books, posters, post cards, pencils & pens, star charts, magnets, astronaut ice cream, freeze dried cinnamon apple wedges and strawberries. Most items range in price from $.50 to $5.00.
What About Lunch?
The Raritan Valley Community College cafeteria is available to visiting school groups bringing bag lunches or wishing to purchase food, or you are welcome to bring a bag lunch to eat outside on the grounds. You can also arrange for hot or box lunches through the College's food services company, CulinArt. Contact them at 908-526-1200 x8343.
The Planetarium offers general public shows and laser concerts for all ages. These shows change periodically but are also available to interested school groups. Reservations are required at least two weeks prior to performance. The February - June calendar fills up very quickly, so call early in the school year to reserve your trip.
For reservations or more information, call the Planetarium at (908) 231-8805. Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm, or e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org