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The Henry Hudson Planetarium, housed in the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, is an official NASA Space Place! Our staff offers fun and educational public astronomy programs on the third Saturday of each month at $3 per person. Programs for school groups, birthday parties, and other group functions may be made by reservation.
Children's Astronomy Show | Every third Saturday of each month at 11 a.m.
Interactive program exploring the stars, planets, comets, and constellations in the night sky geared toward children aged 3 to 7 and their families.
Albany Star Sighting | Every third Saturday of each month at 1 p.m.
Interactive program identifies stars, planets, comets, and constellations in the night sky and the tools and techniques for becoming an amateur astronomer geared toward children aged 8 and above, as well as adults.
Birthday Parties at the Henry Hudson Planetarium!
Parties include a star program and private party space. 25 children maximum per party. $125 party fee. Please call 800-258-3582 to make your reservation!
Sky show explores the important role astronomy played in the freedom seekers' search along the Underground Railroad. Geared for ages 8 and above and their families.
Meet a lion, bears and other animals of the night sky. Program followed by a craft project and animal crackers. Geared for children ages 3-7 and their families
Public Astronomy Program- Interactive Program exploring the stars, planets, comets and constellations in the night sky. Geared for ages 3-7 and their families