The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, AK

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 over 30 years.  We educate the the public, school classes and community groups. Join our mailing list to be informed of upcoming events. Events also posted on this website and our Facebook page. We are funded by grants and donations.

Public enjoying a recent show.

Covid Policies

  • Everyone (including all children) must be fully vaccinated*** 

  • Bring your card or photo of your card.

  • We also practice social distancing,  health questionnaire,  use an air filter and do enhanced cleaning.

***  You are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive your second dose of the Pfitzer or Moderna vaccine, or two weeks after one dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. 

Questions about our shows or anything else?

Email us at [email protected]  

Call Steve at (907) 500 2941

Learn more by clicking donate on top of this page.

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