Welcome to the William Brish Planetarium
***Summer Dates June 25, July 16***
Upcoming Public Programs
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
View the schedule in the slide show below, or access HERE
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
View the schedule in the slide show below
INCLUDING a SPECIAL Apollo 11 program at 4:00 p.m., 50 years after the launch of Apollo 11
or access HERE
William Brish Planetarium
820 Commonwealth Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. M-F (during the WCPS School year by Appointment Only)
Select public show evenings 5:30 & 7:00 start times
Select Dates during the summer
Contact Us to schedule a group visit
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 second 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.