Wayne State College

Fred G. Dale Planetarium

Visitor Information

Fred G. Dale Planetarium


The Fred G. Dale Planetarium is located in the lowest level of the Carhart Science building on the Wayne State College campus. Enter Carhart Science through the southwest doors. Once inside, go to the stairs at the south end of the building and go down to the lowest level. You may also take the elevator. Carhart Science and the planetarium are handicap accessible.


For the public showings, parking is available at all lots. Please do not park in the 15-minute or handicap spots (unless you have appropriate permission). 

For a private group showing during the weekday, you may park in the visitor parking spots, lot 10, or at a nearby location just off-campus. All locations are at most a 10-minute walk to Carhart Science.

Private Showings

Minimum group size: 10 people

Suggested donation for planetarium shows: $5 for adults and $3 for kids

A private showing can consist of a full dome show and a science mini-lesson, or just a full science lesson.

Showings generally last about 45 minutes, but can be tailored to your needs (mininum 20 minutes; maximum 90 minutes).

To book a private showing for your school, organization or group, please contact:

Dr. Todd Young
[email protected]
View his faculty page

Contact the Planetarium (online form)