Maynard F Jordan Planetarium and Observatory

Orono, ME

Where are we going?

Maynard F Jordan Planetarium and Observatory
Wingate Hall
ME 04473

207 581 1341

What is there to do?

The Jordan Planetarium opens a window on planets, stars and the universe, bringing the cosmos to life in the twenty foot dome theater. The Jordan Observatory is Maine's only public observatory, and is open for sky watchers of all ages to explore the wonders of the Maine sky.

Public shows vary regularly and cover a huge array of related topics from Hubble presentations to tours of the solar system, via a few curveballs like Mayan prophecies.

Kids' specials include things like The Little Star That Could and Our Sky Family, suitable for 5 and 4 to 8 years respectively.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $3

Children: $3


Need a little extra help?

The Jordan Planetarium is handicap accessible. The Observatory is not.


When can we go?

There is a varying program with timetabled scheduling.


Any top tips?

It's worth noting that for safety they don't admit latecomers! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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