David M. Brown Planetarium
1426 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22207 703-228-6070
More than Forty Years of Service to Arlington Students and the Greater Community
We will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend, 8/29 through 9/1.
Join us Monday September 8th at 7:30 PM for the next Stars Tonight. (2nd Monday due to Labor Day)
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One weekend per month, the Friends of Arlington's Planetarium sponsor special weekend programming in lieu of the normal public shows. Please
scroll down for their schedule,
2014 - 2015 Friends Schedule:
Sep 19 - 21 Friends Fantastic Fundraising Fest
Oct 17 - 19 Planets & The Moon
Nov 21 - 23 A Tribute to Cosmos
Dec 19 - 21 Science and the Christmas Star
Jan 16 - 18 Lasers!
Feb 20 - 22 NASA
Mar 20 - 22 Science Fiction
Apr 17 - 19 Life!
May 15 - 17 Robots
Jun 19 - 21 The Sun
APS Public Programs:
Black Holes - The Other Side of InfinityFridays and Saturdays 7:30 PM, Sundays at 1:30 PM
Magic Tree House: Space MissionSundays at 3:00PM
Next Stars Tonight Program:
Monday July 7th 7:30 PM
Coming soon: Exploding Universe and a new children's show, Perfect Little Planet. Stay tuned!
For more information about these programs, please visit the "Now Playing" section of our website.
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On the following weekends, the Friends of Arlington's Planetarium (FOP) will provide programming that may include full dome programs and fascinating lectures from the field of Astronomy and other scientific fields designed to broaden our appeal to the planetarium-going public!
All FOP programs will be held at the regularly scheduled weekend showtimes. For information about these special programs, see the FOP website. All proceeds go directly to support the planetarium.
In the event of bad weather, call the Arlington Schools Inclement Weather Hotline at 1-866-322-4APS(4277). When school activities are canceled, the Planetarium will also be closed. However, if the swimming pools are open, public planetarium shows will proceed as scheduled.
For more information, please use the links at the left.