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Closed Until Further Notice

The Planetarium will be closed and all in-person events are cancelled until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope you can understand our decision to help keep our community safe and healthy. 

However, we're now offering live streaming presentations every Wednesday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. via our Facebook page You can also find past livestreams on our YouTube page.

Astronomy Day at the Planetarium is postponed with a new date TBD.

Bringing the Universe to You

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium offers live, interactive shows and full-dome theater presentations. From traditional star displays and cultural shows that show the importance of astronomy around the world, to feature presentations that whisk you through the depths of outer space, the planetarium has something for curious stargazers of all ages.

Located on the main UMD campus, the planetarium has served Duluth for more than 50 years as a fun and educational resource for school groups from preschool to college.

The planetarium is also home to the Arrowhead Astronomical Society, one of the largest amateur astronomy societies in the Upper Midwest.

We invite you to an unforgettable evening — to experience the fascinating world of astronomy.

For disability related accommodations, please contact us at least two weeks in advance at planet@d.umn.edu or 218-726-7129.