David M. Brown Planetarium

David M. Brown Planetarium

1426 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22207

Our Fiftieth Anniversary:  September 1969 – September 2019

The new Digistar System is installed, and we are looking forward to seeing our APS Elementary Schools starting Monday, November 14th! 

Public programs will return sometime in 2023. The Friends of the Planetarium will be holding monthly events at the planetarium starting November 19th. Please see their website linked below.

To contact Mary Clendenning, the Planetarium Specialist, please use the email below. Thank you!


Friends of the Arlington PlanetariumThe Friends of Arlington’s Planetarium (FOP)

Follow this link to their event schedule:
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.