WSU Young Astronomers Planetarium Show

WSU Young Astronomers Planetarium Show

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    Room 0209 Old Main - Wayne State University

    4841 Cass Avenue

    Detroit, MI 48201

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    Join us for a free one-hour public planetarium show geared towards children under 10.

    Learn about the solar system, constellations and the current night sky. Tickets are required for all attendees. Children may not be left at the show unsupervised. The Wayne State University planetarium has a Spitz high definition digital projector and seating for 60 guests.

    Please arrive with your tickets no later than 10 minutes before the show starts. We will release remaining open seats to the general public after this time.

    Parking Information

    The nearest WSU campus lot with visitor parking is lot 60; if you prefer a WSU parking garage, both garage 6 and 8 have visitor parking. For parking maps and fees see

    On street parking is also available; the city charges $1.00/hour and takes cash, credit cards, or you can use their mobile app ParkDetroit on your phone for payment.

    Finding the Planetarium on Wayne State University's Campus

    The planetarium is located on the lower lever of the Old Main building - the building with the clock tower on the corner of Cass and Warred Avenues in Detroit. If you enter through the main entrance on Cass Avenue, take the stairs down and walk straight ahead - you'll see the Planetarium murals and our double doors - room 0209.

    Looking for our general audience shows?

    The planetarium also offers free shows geared toward an older audience on Friday nights. You can find tickets for those shows here.

    Interested in bringing a large group to the planetarium?

    The planetarium can be reserved for private showings for school groups or other organizations for a fee. Please contact our staff for more information.

    For Further Information

    For additional information on location or event details please see the planetarium website.