The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, AK


The Marie Drake planetarium is currently closed to the public due to Covid-19 . We are offering shows to JSD classes only. 

We hope to give presentations to the public and community groups starts in early October.

We will send out an email and post here and on Facebook when we are able to safely reopen.  


August Grant Awarded from PPA

The planetarium provides free astronomy education to people of all ages and levels of astronomy knowledge.

We are a non profit and have been run by volunteers for 30 years.  

We educate the the public, school classes and community groups. 

Here is link to our latest newsletter.with lots of Earth Day Resources.

While we encourage you to buy local, if you do shop on Amazon, please sign up for Amazon Smile.

We were selected in August to receive a $500 Mini Grant from the Pacific Planetarium Association (PPA) . We were one of three planetariums selected. Our grant is to purchase a 360 degree camera. Please contact us:
  • If you are interested in using this camera to take photos for the planetarium, 
  • If you have a recommendation of which model we should buy

Saturn shown with our new digital projector.