Juneau's planetarium is part of the Juneau School District and has
been run by volunteers for over 20 years. Our shows reflect the interests and knowledge of our
We offer astronomy education
for the public, school classes and community groups.
We use a 1967 Spitz
There is collection of Marie Drake Planetarium photos on a Flickr site.
Contact Information and email sign up.
Steve Kocsis: 500-2941 (cell) John Kremers: 723-9012
Find our about upcoming events by joining our email list.
The Planetarium is located downtown on Glacier
Highway in the Marie Drake Building (between Harborview and the Juneau
Douglas High School). You will see the Planetarium logo on a sign above
the double doors just before the playing field (astro turf).
you are at the stop light at 10th Avenue and Egan Drive, coming into
downtown Juneau, take a left at the light and go two blocks to Glacier
Avenue. Take a left. Go two blocks to the 4 way stop sign at 12th and
Glacier. Continue on Glacier Avenue. You will see the schools on the
left side of the streets starting with the newly remodeled Harbor View
School. Next to it is the Marie Drake Building. If you see the swimming pool you have gone too far.
Friends of the Marie Drake Planetarium
The Friends of the Marie Drake Planetarium
a 501(c)(3) was formed in 2011 to support the planetarium and
astronomy education in Juneau. The long term goal is to obtain funding
for a new digital projector.
The planetarium is a unique community resource
The planetarium projector allows us to model
the sky even when the weather is miserable! It has been run by
volunteers for over twenty years. Click here to learn more about our Spitz projector.