Museum and Planetarium will be closed:
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019
Day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 29, 2019
Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2019
New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31, 2019
New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Special December Vacation Winter Sky Views Planetarium Show offerings at 2pm:
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Friday, December 27, 2019
Monday, December 30, 2019
When is the museum open?
The museum is open every day from 10:00am to 4:00pm, with last admission at 3:30pm. The museum is closed 10:00am to 1:00pm the first Monday of every month, October through March, for our monthly Homeschool Adventures program. Please note: No food or drink are permitted in the museum and planetarium, this includes the museum’s lobby and entryway.
When is the planetarium open?
Located in the Museum of Natural History, the planetarium is a dome theater which is only open during showtimes. Public planetarium shows are offered at 2pm every Saturday and Sunday, during RI school vacation weeks and daily in July and August. Please check our calendar of events for other public planetarium show offerings. Early arrival is suggested as tickets are sold first-come, first-served. People are not permitted to enter the planetarium once the show has begun.
What are the admission fees?
Museum admission is $2 per person. Children age 3 and younger are free.
Planetarium admission (includes museum admission) is $3 per person. Children must be age 4 and older to enter the planetarium.