Chesapeake Planetarium

Chesapeake, VA

Where are we going?

Chesapeake Planetarium
307 Albemarle Dr
VA 23322


What is there to do?

Space is such a wonderfully fascinating part of our planet and universe for kids to learn about - the moon, and stars, and the amazing colors and formations you can spot through those telescopes. So why not experience it for yourself at Chesapeake Planetarium!

Located at the Chesapeake Municipal Center, it's focus is the public school system, however on Thursday nights they offer amazing public programs that can make you feel like YOU are right in space too!

These FREE programs cover a range of topics that change monthly, so there will be always something new and exciting to learn. Its a great way for the family to learn about astronomy in general.

The topics of the programs really cover great features within astronomy. There are programs on stargazing, as well as the black sun, and even mysteries here on earth, such as Stonehenge. From zodiacs, to individual planets, and that infamous Christmas Star over the festive season, there really is a great deal to learn about!

So why not spend an evening exploring the mysterious wonders of space. You might even see some incredible things you have never seen before!

Are you ready to boldy go where many families have gone before - to the Chesapeake Planetarium of course!

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free

Children: Free


Need a little extra help?

Speak to staff about accessibility if you have any questions


When can we go?

Public Programs - Thursday nights at 8pm

All year round


Any top tips?

There is limited seating, so make sure you book ahead and reserve your spot through the Chesapeake Public Schools between 8am and 4pm

I’m Hungry!

The program starts at 8pm, so it's best to grab something before you arrive. There are plenty of places to enjoy food in Chesapeake! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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