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Henry Hudson Planetarium

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!

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Signature Events

School Break Fun - Follow the North Star

February 23, 2017
  • Times: Starting: 11:00 AM
  • Location: Henry Hudson Planetarium
  • Venue: Henry Hudson Planetarium
  • Admission: $3 all seats; Special discount pricing - $4/child and $6/adult includes admission to the Henry Hudson Planetarium and the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence.
  • Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
  • Albany, NY 12207
  • Phone: 518-434-0405
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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. $3 all seats. NEW THIS YEAR...

School Break Fun - Native American Storytelling

February 22, 2017

Native American creation stories and other native mythology! From the creation of the world on the shell of a turtle to what makes thunder boom, Bright Forest Storytelling will bring to life our nati...

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