Thrills and Wonders Await You in the New Vanderbilt Reichert Planetarium

The Planetarium’s William and Mollie Rogers Theater offers all-new programs for visitors of all ages. Before visiting, click the links below and check out the coming attractions. Then, stop by for a show, and fasten your seat belts for an amazing ride through space!
Purchase Evening Planetarium Tickets

Purchase two evening Planetarium shows and receive a $2 discount per ticket off the price of the second show.

2-Show Evening Discount

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The Mansion’s courtyard will be closed to the public on Sunday, October 2, from 2:45 — 4:00 p.m. for a private wedding ceremony.

Planetarium Schedule September 30 — October 30

Open during School Holidays: October 3, 4, 10 & 12 (see Saturday/Sunday daytime Planetarium Schedule)

Friday Nights
Saturday Nights
Saturday & Sunday Afternoons and School Holidays
Tuesday & Friday Afternoons

Toby Tobias: ‘Journey from Johannesburg’

Toby Tobias in concert Photo by Julya Brown

Toby Tobias in concert
Photo by Julya Brown

Singer-songwriter Toby Tobias will return to the Vanderbilt with Journey from Johannesburg, songs and stories from his life in Africa and Israel. The performance, with The Toby Tobias Ensemble, will be on Sunday, October 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the Vanderbilt’s Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium.

The concert will be enhanced by photos and video projected onto the Planetarium dome.

Tickets: $20 on-line pre-purchase and $25 at the door.  Early purchase is suggested.

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Planetarium Schedule October 31 — November 23

Open Friday, November 11 (Veteran’s Day)

Friday Nights
Saturday & Sunday Afternoons & Friday, November 11
Tuesday Afternoons

Current Planetarium Shows

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New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

General Admission (required for daytime Planetarium shows)

  • Adult: $7 plus $5 for Planetarium show
  • Child (12 and under): $3 plus $5 for Planetarium show
  • Senior/Student (Student ID or age 62+): $6 plus $5 for Planetarium show

General Admission includes:

  • Estate Grounds
  • Marine Museum Galleries
  • Mansion Memorial Wing Galleries Nursery Wing:
  • Mansion Video Tour – upon request
  • Egyptian Mummy
  • Stoll Wing
  • Habitat Dioramas

Planetarium Tickets

  • Planetarium (Daytime, Adult): $12 ( includes required $7 General Admission)
  • Planetarium (Daytime, Senior age 62+ or Student with school ID): $11 (includes required $6 General Admission)
  • Planetarium (Daytime, Child 12 and under): $8 (This price includes required $3 General Admission)
  • Save $1 off the price of a second daytime planetarium show (from $5 to $4)
  • Planetarium (Evening) Adult: $9
  • Planetarium (Evening) Senior/Student (Student ID or age 62+): $8 Planetarium (Evening) Children 12 and under: $7
  • Save $2 off the price of a second evening planetarium show

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