New York State


Featured Planetariums/Astronomy

Challenger Learning Center of Orleans, Niagara & Erie Counties

Travel to the year 2061 with your student, scout, or homeschool group for a simulated space mission at the Challenger Learning Center of Orleans, Niagara & Erie Counties. 160 Washburn Street, Lockport, New York 14094. Tel: 716-434-3196. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Charles And Helen Reichert Planetarium

The advanced Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium offers educational and fun programs, sky shows that recreate celestial events on the 60-foot dome, and special features produced and constructed by trained astronomy educators. Address: Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, NY 11721. Tel: 631-854-5538. Cost: Fee.

Corning Planetarium

Take your group on an amazing multi-media voyage to other galaxies, stars and learn about our fascinating and expanding universe. 1 Academic Dr, Corning, NY 14830. Tel: 607-962-9234. Cost: Fee.

Custer Observatory, Southhold

Groups can enjoy a documentary on astronomy before viewing a show in the 22’ dome, which contains a 25” Obsession telescope. 115 Main Bayview Rd., Southold, NY 11971. Tel: 631-765-2626. Cost: Fee.

Hudson River Museum

Inspire your group to become future astronomers with planetarium shows that focus on galaxies, astronauts, and more. 511 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701. Tel: 914-963-4550. Cost: Fee.

JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium

Educational dome programs aim to teach groups about astronomy, astrophysics and earth sciences. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, NY 11530. Tel: 516-572-4066. Cost: Fee.

Kopernik Observatory & Science Center

698 Underwood Rd., Vestal, NY 13850. 607-748-3685. From its 1,700 foot hilltop, the Kopernik Observatory offers three domed observatories and four classroom labs for specified subjects such as: space science, physics, earth science and computers. Fee.

Potsdam Planetarium

Located in the basement of SUNY Potsdam's Stowell Hall, shows in the planetarium focus on constellations, the sun, and more. 44 Pierrepont Avenue, Potsdam, NY 13676. Tel: 315-267-3441. Cost: Free.

Rochester Museum and Science Center

Explore three floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits in science, technology, natural science, and regional cultural heritage! 657 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. Tel: 585-271-1880. Cost: Fee.

Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium

The Spitz A3P star ball projects 4000 stars onto our 24-foot diameter dome. Planetarium can accommodate 60 people for each show. Department of Earth Sciences and Science Education, SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY 14222. Tel: 716-878-4911. Cost: Fee.