Planetariums & Observatories in Central NJ and Beyond

Twinkle, Twinkle little star…

On a clear evening, spend some time with the family outside looking at the stars together. It can be a fun activity to do after dinner. Now if you’re looking for a fun family outing, check out a planetarium or observatory. Here’s a list of them in Central NJ and surrounding areas.

Dreyfuss Planetarium
49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 596-6529

John W. H. Simpson Observatory
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd, Titusville, NJ

Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
(201) 200-1000

New Jersey State Museum Planetarium 
205 W. State St. Trenton, NJ

Paul H. Robinson Observatory
Voorhees State Park, 251 County Road 513, High Bridge

Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium
118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ

Robert A. Schommer Observatory
136 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ

Robert J. Novins Planetarium
Ocean County College, 1 College Dr, Toms River, NJ
(732) 255-0343

Sperry Observatory
Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave. Cranford, NJ

William D. McDowell Observatory
Two DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, NJ
(201) 460-8300

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