Welcome to the William Brish Planetarium
Next Public Program
All public programs are finished for the 2016-2017 school year. Please check back regarding possible summer hours.
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Take off on a lunar adventure with a curious stowaway cat! Larry Cat in Space is a playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon. This is a Classic Planetarium Program, redone for viewing in full dome video.
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- Cost $3/Adult & $2/Student, Free/WCPS Gold Card holding Senior Citizens, $10 Family Maximum Charge
- Matinee pricing $2/Adult & $1.50/Student, $10 Family Maximum Charge
- Cash or Check (Sorry no Credit Cards)
- Programs limited to 64 visitors on a first come, first serve basis. Doors open 30 minutes before the program begins.
WIlliam Brish Planetarium
820 Commonwealth Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Operated by the Washington County Public Schools System, the William Brish Planetarium serves K-12 students throughout Washington County August - June.
Public Programs are also offered throughout the school year, usually on the first and fourth Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Please see our Public Programs Schedule for more information.
Also available are private showings on a limited basis. For more information on scheduling the use of the planetarium for your group please visit the Non-WCPS Groups Information page or contact us for more information.
We have Upgraded!
The William Brish Planetarium is now a fully digital planetarium! All programs are now digital full-dome presentations that immerse you in astronomy, earth science, biology and more as never before utilizing the Spitz Sci-Dome XD-S full-dome digital system. To learn more about our new system and what types of things you can expect to see during your visit, check out the Spitz Inc. website found at http://www.spitzinc.com/planetarium/scidome/
Where we're located:
The William Brish Planetarium is located at 820 Commonwealth Ave. Hagerstown, MD 21740.