Arnim D. Hummel Planetarium is located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky.
They open Monday through Friday by reservation ONLY for groups of ten or more unless there is a public show scheduled. You can find the schedule for those on their homepage.
They are open every Saturday with no reservations required. Saturday show times at noon and 1:30 PM. Visit their Homepage or Inside Look for more information about the Saturday shows.
Public Show Times
Tuesdays at 3:30 pm
Thursday at 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm
Saturdays: Noon and 1:30
The show that is playing specifically on each time slot can be found on our Home Page.
*** Public show times and dates are subject to change. Please check their website frequently. ***
Payment Methods: Cash and Credit Card
Public Show Times
Public show times and dates are subject to change. Doors close once the show starts. They operate under the EKU inclement weather plan. If EKU closes or is on a time delay, they will be as well. Call for more information. Please check their website, facebook, and twitter frequently.
Each show has a star talk that follows it, showing you what is in our night sky
*Out-of-the-World Thursdays! $15 includes 1 adult ticket, 1 child ticket & activity after the show. Call to RSVP your spot.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Join us at the Richmond Branch of the Public Library
Eclipse Prep for Kids
1:30: Black Holes
Join us at the Richmond Branch of the Public Library
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. : An ASTRONOMICAL Night at MPCL- Building Eclipse Viewers and EKU’S Astronomy Lecture
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Solar Eclipse Activities
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. : Lecture by Dr. Jessica Lair
6:00: Earth, Moon & Sun Planetarium Show (First Come, First Serve)
6:30 – 8:00 Solar Eclipse Activities for the Kids
(First Come, First Serve)
Join us and Dr. Marco Ciocca from the Physics Department from 12:30 to 4:00 pm to see the partial solar eclipse. At 4:30 pm see a free showing of Exploding Universe in the planetarium!
12:00: Earth, Moon & Sun
2:00: To Space & Back
4:00: Life: A Cosmic Story