Experience new, state-of-the-art SciDome full-immersion video system at the Neag Planetarium. This digital system offers realtime 3D sky simulation, full-dome shows and multimedia presentations. Its starfield quality, astronomical detail and teaching capabilities surpass any other digital planetarium system available. See the universe in fantastic detail, color and movement in a newly upgraded environment. Shows are available for both school and public presentation.

The Neag Planetarium is a unique facility, perfect for parties and business functions. With new digitally enhanced full-immersion star shows, flexible seating capabilities, in-house projection and sound equipment for PowerPoint presentations and newly renovated lobby, The Neag Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum offers you worlds of creative possibilities for your next business function or party. Call for ideas, more information and to book your next event at the brightest new star in Greater Reading! For more information and/or to book your next party or event at The Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum, click on the "Rentals" link to the left.

Be sure to come to the Neag Planetarium for Floyd Final Fridays. On the last Friday of each month, the Neag Planetarium presents exciting full-dome digital visuals set to the music of classic rock acts like Pink Floyd. Check the show schedule for dates and times.

ADMISSIONS

Costs

 

Adults

Seniors/Children/Students (w/ I.D.)

Children (3 and under)

Members

Star Shows

$8

$6

Free

Free

Music Shows

$8

$6

Free

Free


Tickets for Star Shows must be purchased at The Museum Admission Desk prior to the show.
Tickets for Floyd Final Fridays Shows must be purchased at The Neag Planetarium and are available for sale starting at 6 p.m. the night of the show.

Information

Star Shows Sunday afternoons at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. as well as weekdays (Monday - Friday) at 4 p.m.
Music Shows The last Friday evening of each month at 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m.

Check the schedule for current listings.

Note: The Museum and Neag Planetarium are closed to the public on Independence Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.