Welcome to the William Brish Planetarium
Public Programs held July 10th, July 17th, August 9th and Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at WCPS Central Office on August 21. See below for details.
Next Public Program
Wednesday August 9th
(Doors open 15 minutes prior to start of program.)
Schedule as follows:
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Larry, Cat in Space
10:00 - 10:45 Planetary Visions
1:00 - 1:45 Zula Patrol: Down to Earth
3:00 - 3:45 Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda
4:00 - 4:45 Earth, Moon & Sun
6:00 - 6:45 Cowboy Astronomer
7:00 - 7:45 To Space & Back
(See below for further details.)
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
August 21, 2017
12:30 - 4:30
WCPS Central Office
10453 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Free and Open to the Public
- 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.