Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is located north of Lawlor Events Center on Virginia and 16th streets, on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, 1.5 miles north of the downtown Reno arch. Free PERMIT parking is available in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the planetarium. Park between designated planetarium parking signs.
Ride to the planetarium on the Sierra Spirit bus from one of 32 stops along Virginia Street from downtown Reno. Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is also served by Citifare bus lines, with stops throughout Reno and Sparks.
For the downtown area’s public transportation system visit RTC Sierra Spirit.
Sunday: 10 a.m-7 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 12 Noon-7 p.m.
Friday: 12 Noon-9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Holiday (and Washoe County School District breaks, Nov. 28 and Dec. 19-Jan. 9): 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Holiday EARLY closures: Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Holiday closures: Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
MacLean Observatory Hours
at Redfield Campus
Open to the public every clear first Friday of each month (weather permitting):
January-February: 6 to 8 p.m.
March-May: 8 to 10 p.m.
June-August: 9 to 11 p.m.
September: 8 to 10 p.m.
October: 7 to 9 p.m.
November-December: 6 to 8 p.m.
This is an outdoor event with no indoor facilities available; please plan and dress accordingly. Schedule subject to change or cancellation without notice; viewing dependent on weather, wind, and sky conditions.
For current information, please call the planetarium at (775) 784-4812
For More Information
University of Nevada, Reno / 0272
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557
Showtime hotline: (775) 784-4811
Business office: (775) 784-4812
FAX: (775) 784-4822
Dan Ruby, Associate Director
JoAnne Black, Administrative Assistant
Zac Damon, Audiovisual Technician