Robeson Planetarium and Science Center

Superintendent Dr. Freddie Williamson

Directed by Ken Brandt


Ken Brandt

Planetarium Director

Public Schools of Robeson County

100 Hargrave Street, Lumberton, NC 28358

Planetarium Open for School and Public Programs

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Once Again, we are designated as a Blue Star Museum! This means that we offer military, veterans, and their families entry free of charge from Armed Forces Day through Labor Day (May 20th-Sept. 4th).

If you are a Blue Star family, feel free to reach out at 910-671-6000, x 3381 for program times for you and your family, community group, or summer camp.

We're also a member of the NC Science Network and the NC Science Trail

Check out this Facebook post link about a recent visit to the planetarium by Union Elementary's 2nd grade:

The Planetarium is open from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F during the school year, and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. in July

Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Joy Ivey at 910-671-6000, x3381 or

Fine tuning visits to the planetarium: insider hints-

  1. Write down student questions on 3x5 cards, or something like that. This way, I can answer student questions anonymously for those who are reluctant otherwise.

  • Weather: here is a link for our own clear sky clock. See whether it'll be clear or cloudy here in SE NC.

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