Astronomy

President's Day

Date: 
February 15, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Cranbrook Institute of Science is open to the public on February 15, 2016. During your visit, enjoy a show in the Acheson Planetarium!

Special Daily Planetarium Programs

Date: 
January 18, 2016 - 11:30am - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

Join us for a day of special planetarium programs in the Acheson Planetarium.

Lunar Eclipse Party

Date: 
September 27, 2015 - 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join in the spectacular astronomy-themed event on September 27 from 6 to 11:30pm! Come party with our scientists, astronomers, educators and star gazing zealots as we celebrate the lunar eclipse! Visit the planetarium, stop at the hands-on activity tables, visit the observatory, grab a snack in the café and and check out our nocturnal friends – all in one night! Pajamas welcome.

Tickets are
$12 for Members
$18 for non-Members
+$5 for everyone at the door

Children under 2 are free.

Pre-registration closes at 5pm on September 25, 2015.

2:30pm Planetarium Program Changed to Dinosaurs @ Dusk

Date: 
July 11, 2015 - 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

In honor of our Asteroid Day activities, the 2:30pm planetarium program is Dinosaurs @ Dusk.

11:30am Planetarium Program SOLD OUT!

Date: 
July 9, 2015 - 11:30am - 12:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The 11:30am planetarium programs is SOLD OUT. We apologize for any inconvenience.

11:30am and 12:30pm Planetarium Programs SOLD OUT!

Date: 
July 8, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

The 11:30am and 12:30pm planetarium programs are SOLD OUT. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
July 3, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
July 2, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
July 1, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm

Special Daily Public Planetarium Programs

Date: 
June 30, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:15pm
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium
12:30pm Young Stargazers Sky Journey
1:30pm Michigan Sky Tonight
2:30pm
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