Nathan and Fannye Shafran Planetarium

1 Wade Oval Drive University Circle
Cleveland, OH 44106


When the Museum opened the Nathan and Fannye Shafran Planetarium on January 15, 2002, it raised the bar for astronomy education in Northeast Ohio. This state-of-the-art facility, designed by Cleveland architectural and engineering firm Westlake Reed Leskosky, continues to offer audiences unparalleled opportunities to learn about the universe.

The Shafran Planetarium also set a new standard for midsized planetaria worldwide. It blends modern technology with the Museum's commitment to science education that emphasizes real-world experiences.

Astronomy experts present live shows that explain current celestial phenomena and include time for your astronomy-related questions.

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