Take a dip in the cosmic ocean!
Experience new, state-of-the-art SciDome full-immersion video system. This digital system offers realtime 3D sky simulation, full-dome shows and multimedia presentations. Its starfield quality, astronomical detail and teaching capabilities surpass any other digital planetarium system available. See the universe in fantastic detail, color and movement in a newly upgraded environment. Shows are available for both school and public presentation.
The Neag Planetarium is a unique facility, perfect for parties and business functions.
With new digitally enhanced full-immersion star shows, flexible seating capabilities, in-house projection and sound equipment for PowerPoint presentations and newly renovated lobby, The Neag Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum offers you worlds of creative possibilities for your next business function or party. Call for ideas, more information and to book your next event at the brightest new star in Greater Reading! For more information and/or to book your next party or event at The Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum, click on the "Rentals" link to the left.
How do you see your music? Floyd Final Fridays!
Enjoy exciting full-dome digital visuals set to the music of classic rock acts like Pink Floyd. Check the Show Schedule for dates and times.
Star and Music Shows: *$8.00 Adults (18-64);* $6.00 Seniors/Children/Students
(w/id); FREE for Children 3 and under and Museum Members
Tickets for Star Shows must be purchased at The Museum Admission Desk prior to the show
Tickets for Floyd Final Fridays shows must be purchased at The Neag Planetarium and are available for sale starting at 6:00 the night of the show
Star Shows are on Sunday afternoons at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m.
as well as weekdays (Monday - Friday) at 4 p.m.
Note: The Museum encourages your participation in the viewing of Rocky Horror Picture Show, but please be mindful of the projection equipment in The Planetarium that will be in use during the shows to enhance your experience when you choose your props. Limitations on props used during the show include water and water guns, any wet food (i.e. hot dogs, prunes, butter, etc.), animals, and open flames. Pull on your fishnets, bring your noise makers, party hats, rice, and confetti and enjoy being part of Dr. Frank-N-Furter's party. Security will be at the door of The Planetarium to check bags and remove items that are potentially harmful to The Planetarium equipment.
Music Shows are on the last Friday evening of each month
at 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m.
Check the schedule (left) for current listings.