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.
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 weekends; during RI school vacation weeks; and daily in July and August. In January and February of 2019 there will be a 1pm and 2pm planetarium show on Saturdays and a 2pm show on Sundays.
Please check our calendar of events for 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. Please note: There are no planetarium shows when the museum is closed.
What are the admission fees?
Museum admission is $2 per person. Children under age 4 are free.
Planetarium admission (includes museum admission) is $3 per person. Children under age 4 are not permitted in the planetarium.Museum Homepage