Framingham State University: Free Planetarium Shows

The Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University opens its planetarium for free public presentations on the third Friday of each month (except April), and will cycle among three new series, each month with a new topic.  Space is limited, and pre-registration is strongly recommended. Arrive on campus 20 minutes early (directions and parking). Registration links will be available here two weeks before each show.

  • Family Night (5:30 and 6:30PM):  For families with children ages 6+. September 15 (Cassini’s Grand Finale, register now for 5:30 or 6:30), October 20 (The Night Sky: Yours to Discover), December 15 (Holiday Skies)
  • Late Nite Skies (7PM): For adults and teens 14+.  November 17 (Back to the Moon for Good), January 19 (Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter)
  • The Stellar Nursery (6PM): For children 5 years and younger, with their caregivers. February 16 (Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me).