Admission:

Age 4 & up - $3.50+tax
Age 3 & under - FREE
Group tickets are $3.00 per person for a minimum of 10 people. Please contact us for group reservations. Educators, please note our policies on tax exemption.

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Wetherbee Planetarium

Holiday Hours: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. December 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 2014 and January 2 and 3, 2015.

The Wetherbee Planetarium is proud to be considered a valuable educational resource in South Georgia, sharing not just fulldome educational films, but also producing live presentations on a wide variety of astronomy topics.

Planetarium Show Schedule (until January 3, 2015)*

10:30 a.m.- Season of Light
11:30 a.m.- Season of Light
1:00 p.m.- Season of Light
2:00 p.m.- Season of Light
3:00 p.m.- Season of Light

*Scheduled times and features are subject to change. Please call for additional details.

Teachers & group leaders, please contact us for field trip reservations.
*The regular planetarium show schedule is subject to change. Please contact the education department the day you plan to visit to find out if the show schedule has changed for the day. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Films at the Wetherbee Planetarium:

Astronomyths

Live presentations:

Live presentations are available through group reservations only. They are narrated by our staff and are designed to encourage student participation.

Astronomy Resources

Astronomy missions, research, and news:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
SPACE.com
Spaceweather.com
Astronomy Magazine

Star and constellation science, folklore, and mythology:

Ian Ridpath's Star Tales
The Constellations and their stars

Student/teacher resources:

StarryNight Astronomy Software
NASA Kids' Club
Astronomy for Kids
Window on the Universe
Astronomy Notes
The Particle Adventure

Personal sky watching resources:

Free monthly sky maps
Orion telescopes
Meade telescopes
Sky Hound

 

Our Mission:

Thronateeska Heritage Center inspires wonder and stimulates exploration of science and South Georgia's history by providing a dynamic learning experience through an interactive science center and museum .

 
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