Schuele Planetarium brings the fascinating realm of astronomy to people of all ages, from preschoolers through adults.
Originally built in 1968, the planetarium was transformed in 2014 with the introduction of the Fleming Family Projection System. This combination of an opti-mechanical star projector and digital projector provides visitors with an immersive learning experience through high-resolution, 360 degree images and a realistic, breathtaking display of over 3,000 stars. The full dome planetarium theater offers comfortable seating for 54 and is wheelchair accessible. The Center is uniquely positioned on Huntington Reservation’s park setting to provide hands-on learning experiences for finding constellations and identifying planets in the night sky.
Before Your Visit Information
- Advance registration is required.
- No photography or video recording is permitted during the program.
- For safety reasons, late admittance to planetarium programs is not permitted.
- No food or drink is permitted in the Schuele Planetarium.
Planetarium Programs take place in the planetarium only. Guests will not be permitted through the Center’s exhibit hall or Wildlife Gardens. For general admission and guided tour offerings, please click here.
We care about you, your family, and our employees, and we are following protocols recommended by the State of Ohio and Ohio Department of Health to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus:
- face masks are worn by our employees and we require that all visitors over the age of 7 wear face masks
- face masks are strongly recommended for children ages 3 – 6
- visitors are encouraged to bring their own masks, or will be provided one to wear
- hand sanitizing stations and hand washing facilities are available throughout the building
- physical distances of 6 feet will be maintained at all times
- indoor public areas will be regularly cleaned and sanitized
- visitors are asked to self-monitor for virus symptoms prior to arrival
- visitors are asked to stay home if they are ill, if diagnosed with COVID-19, or if residing with someone diagnosed with the virus
Enjoy a personalized planetarium program based on your family’s interests! Choose between an extended Twinkle Tots show, a Stellar Stars show featuring the planet of your choice, or a Night Sky presentation.
Recommended for families or groups of all ages. You may inform the planetarium specialist of your choice before the program or ask for a recommendation based on your group’s ages and interests. Space Adventures is approximately 30 minutes in addition to time for check-in. Advance registration is required.
Cost: $40/group of up to 6 people
Family Planetarium Programs
Enjoy a personalized planetarium program based on your family’s interests! Sit back and watch a full dome show of your choice then experience a tour of the current night sky with our expert staff. This is your chance to ask an astronomer your burning space questions!
Full Dome Show choices are available upon request. You may inform the planetarium specialist of your choice before the program or ask for a recommendation based on your group’s ages and interests.
Recommended for families or groups with members ages 6 and up. Family Planetarium Programs are approximately 45-minutes in addition to time for check-in. Advance registration is required. Cost: $75 for a group of up to 6 people.