When is the museum open?
The museum is open daily (September through June) from 10:00am to 4:00pm, with last admission at 3:30pm.
During the summer (July and August) the museum is open daily from 9:30am to 3:30pm, with last admission at 3:00pm.
The museum is closed 10:00am to 1:00pm, the first Thursday of every month, October through March for our monthly Homeschool Adventures program.
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 on at 2pm weekends; during RI school vacation weeks; and daily in July and August.
Please check our calendar of events for public planetarium show offerings. Early arrival is suggested as tickets are sold first-come, first-served. Ticketholders 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.