Located at the University of Nevada, Reno and just a quick drive away from Reno homes, the Fleischmann Planetarium and Space Center is the perfect place to plan a day trip. Creatively designed to encourage learning while entertaining, all will enjoy the Planetarium Exhibit Hall and its various displays. Explore the Deep Space exhibit complete with a black hole simulator and NASA video program with weekly updates.
The Living Space section explains how astronauts adapt to space life and shows how the earth looks from orbit. Other exhibits depict the moon and solar system. Residents of Reno homes who frequent the Planetarium are amazed by the Fulldome digital shows highlighting the scientific wonder of the universe and planets. The Legends of the Night Sky: Orion is a family favorite, and other shows bring the mystery of the universe to life delighting all and encouraging curiosity.
Finish off your day with a stop in the gift shop and choose from a great selection of one of a kind space and science gifts, books, and other products. The Fleischmann Planetarium and Space Center offers unique birthday party packages with age appropriate science activities perfect for budding young scientists who live in Reno or nearby. Go to Fleischmann Planetarium for current hours and show listings.