Public Programs

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Planetarium Shows are presented monthly. During the summer months showtimes are Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday at 2pm and Tuesday evenings at 7pm. Click on the month above to see additional information about a show.

Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling the planetarium office at 648-4940 or emailing the planetarium director at

The price of admission to all planetarium shows is $3 per person.

Each planetarium show contains the following components:

  1. Visitors to the planetarium will learn to identify constellations, planets, comets, and other interesting objects currently visible in the night sky.
  2. Visitors to the planetarium will be briefed on current and news worthy astronomical events and space exploration topics.
  3. All shows conclude with a professionally produced, high definition digital full dome “show”.
  4. Visitors to the planetarium can touch giant meteorites that have fallen from the sky.  There is even a large fragment of the meteorite on display that gouged meteor crater in Arizona.
  5. Visitors will view and learn about a variety of spacecraft models that currently explore various regions of our solar system.
  6. Visitors can learn about the history of astronomy by engaging with the beautiful planetarium mural.

The Virginia Beach City Public Schools Planetarium, where the sky has no limit!

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