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The Planetarium

The State Museum’s parent agency, the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will begin welcoming visitors to state-owned historic sites and museums, including The State Museum on Friday, April 30 with reduced hours of operation and limited capacity.

The Planetarium will remain closed. An update will be provided when the space can reopen. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for important updates.


The Planetarium

Admission

Price Admission Type
$3 + museum admission Ages 1 and up
Free

Please note:

  • Tickets must be purchased at the ground floor information desk at least 5 minutes before showtime.
  • Member cards and complimentary passes must be presented at the ground floor information desk for a ticket to reserve your seat.
  • Planetarium shows start promptly, so please arrive on time. Doors will not be opened after the show has started and no ticket refunds will be given for missed shows.
  • The planetarium is not recommended for children age 3 and under.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Group Shows, for 10 or more people, can be scheduled. Please call 717-772-6997.
  • We reserve the right to sell tickets into all scheduled planetarium shows and programs. For a private planetarium show, additional fee applies, ask our reservationist.