Virginia Beach City Public Schools Planetarium

Plaza Middle School
3080 S Lynnhaven Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Virginia Beach City
Phone: (757) 648-4940
Fax: (757) 431-5331

Currently CLOSED for extensive renovations. Please check back for 2013 operating schedule.

The Virginia Beach City Public Schools Planetarium has served as the community's source for astronomical enrichment since 1969. During the weekdays (including the summer), the Planetarium serves public & private schools, child development centers, churches, community groups, etc. free of charge.

Call us two weeks in advance for available dates and times. Lessons and presentations are tailored to specific age levels and instructional requests.

The Planetarium also provides FREE presentations every Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. for the general public. The programs change monthly and can be viewed on our website under "Public Programs." Reservations are suggested. Please check the website, email or call for summer schedule. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Last Updated: 11/30/2012 11:38 AM
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