Museum of Natural History: Museum is open daily from 10am – 4pm, last admission at 3:30pm.
Museum admission (does not include the Planetarium) is $2/ Museum Members Free/Free for children under age 4
Free Museum Admission first Saturdays of the month for City of Providence residents. Please bring proof of Providence residency.
When visiting: The use of strollers is discouraged and strollers need to be carried/lifted to enter and exit the museum.
Planetarium Show: Located in the Museum of Natural History, the Planetarium is a dome theater, which is only open during showtimes. Planetarium shows are at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. There are other offerings during certain Monday holidays and school vacation weeks. Planetarium show ticket (includes Museum admission) is $5/Museum Members Free. Children must be age 4 and older. Children age 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the show start time to check-in for the Planetarium show. FOR SAFETY REASONS, TICKETHOLDERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENTER THE PLANETARIUM ONCE THE SHOW HAS BEGUN. Planetarium show tickets must be purchased ONLINE. Choose carefully and then confirm your selection, as all selections/sales are final. Free Planetarium show ticket first Saturdays of the month for City of Providence residents. Please bring proof of Providence residency. MUST RESERVE ONLINE.
PLEASE NOTE: For Museum Member reservations, you must be a CURRENT Museum Member, does not include RWP Zoo Members. If you are not a current Museum Member, all planetarium show tickets and admissions will be cancelled.
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- Reduced capacity in the Planetarium.
- Installation of hand sanitizer units throughout the museum
- Enhanced all safety and cleaning measures.
Museum Hours of Operation:
- Daily 10am-4pm, last admission at 3:30pm
- Planetarium Shows: Saturday and Sunday at 2pm.
- Special hours of operation during school vacation.
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