Planetarium Winter Hours
Sunday: 10 a.m-7 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 12 Noon-7 p.m.
Friday: 12 Noon-9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Holiday (and Washoe County School District breaks, Nov. 28 and Dec. 19-Jan. 9): 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Holiday EARLY closures: Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Holiday closures: Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
News & Events
• Celebrate Brain Awareness Week with us, March 10-14! more >
• New membership benefits now include free or reduced admission to select museums worldwide. more > pdf >
• FPSC Associate Director Dan Ruby to tweet from the stratosphere. more >
• SkyTonight Star Talk first Friday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Planetarium. more >
Field Trips & Birthday Parties
We welcome groups and special events, and offer a 10 percent discount for groups of 10 or more with advance reservations.
Planetarium facilities can accommodate a wide range of special events including birthday parties, business meetings, graduation parties and more. Call us for details. pdf >
How to Reach Us
Showtime hotline: (775) 784-4811
Business office: (775) 784-4812
We are located north of Lawlor Events Center on Virginia Street, on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, 1.5 miles north of the downtown Reno arch. Free PERMIT parking is available in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the planetarium. Park between designated planetarium parking signs. map >