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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Planetarium Schedule November 25 — January 2

Open December 26 — 30

Open Monday, January 2, 2017

Closed Dec. 23, 24, 25, 30 & 31

The Vanderbilt is collecting food during December for Long Island Cares / The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Visitors can place non-perishable donations (no glass jars, please)
in the collection box in the Planetarium lobby.

Friday Nights – Closed Friday, December 23
Saturday & Sunday Afternoons plus Dec. 26 — Dec. 30 & Monday Jan. 2
Tuesday Afternoons

The Liverpool Shuffle: Live Beatles Music!

The Liverpool Shuffle Photo by Tara Refano

The Liverpool Shuffle
Photo by Tara Refano

The Liverpool Shuffle, a popular Long Island Beatles tribute band, will perform on Sunday, December 11, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Reichert Planetarium.

Tickets: adult $20 (on-line, at Vanderbilt website), or $25 at the door. Children 5-15 pay $15 (on-line or at the door). Children under 5 are free.

The band, which has performed five previous concerts at the Vanderbilt, will be accompanied by a montage on the planetarium dome of 1960s photos and news clips, psychedelic imagery, and other pop-cultural moments.

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Planetarium Schedule January 3 — February 28

Open Monday, January 16 (MLK Day)

Open February 20 — February 24 (Winter Vacation)

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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