Abrams Planetarium will be closed, Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

Lobby/Business Office Hours.

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Group Visits/Field Trips/Private Shows.

The planetarium schedules school/group visits and university classes/programs only during the week. No public walk-in presentations are given weekdays.

Public Shows.

Shows for the public are Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended, but not required. No public walk-in presentations are given weekdays.

Question, Comments, Suggestions?

Call 517-355-4676 during business hours or email us at: abrams@msu.edu.

What the Abrams Planetarium has to offer.

One World, One Sky
Family Show


Sundays 2:30 p.m.


Advance ticket purchase is available. Click image for more information and/or to buy tickets.


Feature Show


Fridays & Saturdays 8:00 p.m.

Sundays 4:00 p.m.


Advance ticket purchase is available. Click image for more information and/or to buy tickets.

Virtual Field Trips
Field Trips/Group Visits

Interested in booking a field trip for your school or organization? We offer both in-person and virtual shows.





Abrams Planetarium Sky Calendar
Sky Calendar

Would you like to know what is visible in the current night sky? Consider subscribing to our Sky Calendar.



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Planetarium Parking (Click for Map)

Weekends and weekdays after 6:00 pm free parking is available in the lot directly across the street from Abrams Planetarium (Lot 41). Weekdays from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm public parking for the planetarium is limited. Busses and other marked vehicles may park directly in front of the planetarium, in the bus loading zone while their presentation is being given. Passes are also available for up to six vehicles for the bus loading zone on a first come basis, if busses are not using the area. On weekdays the closest public parking to the planetarium is in the parking ramp directly behind the building (Shaw Lane Parking Ramp, Ramp 1/Lot 51). Public parking is in the basement sublevels and is Pay by Plate. For more information about Pay by Plate, please visit to the MSU Parking Services website.

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