David M. Brown Planetarium
1426 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22207
Nearly Fifty Years of Service to Arlington Students and the Greater Community.
While the administrative offices of APS have moved to the Sequoia office complex in south Arlington, the David M. Brown Planetarium will continue operations at our established location, 1426 N. Quincy Street.
WE WILL BE CLOSED THE ENTIRE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 25TH THRU SUNDAY MAY 27TH.
Public programs resume Friday, June 1st 7:30 PM
OUR NEXT STARS TONIGHT, MONDAY June 4th, 7:30pm
PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE ONLY OPEN TO SCHOOL GROUPS IN THE DAYTIME DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR WORK WEEK. WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER BEGINNING TUESDAY JULY 3RD AND WILL REOPEN FOR PUBLIC PROGRAMS FRIDAY AUGUST 24TH.
The Friends 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. These programs are held the 3rd weekend of the month during the school year and presented in lieu of the regular program schedule.
See their website for more details. www.friendsoftheplanetarium.org.
2017 – 2018 Friends Schedule:
Follow this link to the 17-18 FOP program schedule: TBA
Most FOP programs will be held at the regularly scheduled weekend showtimes.
All proceeds go directly to support the planetarium programs and science education
in Arlington Public Schools.
In the event of bad weather, when school activities are canceled, the Planetarium will also be closed (call 703-228-4277). However, if the swimming pools are open, public planetarium shows will proceed as scheduled.
For more information, please use the links at the left.