Admissions & Hours

Morrill Hall Public Hours:

Monday-Saturday 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursdays 9:30 am-8:00 pm
Sundays 12:30 pm-4:30 pm

Morrill Hall closed on Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, December 24-25, and January 1.

Planetarium closed on the same days as Morrill Hall, also closed on Mondays and UNL home football Saturdays.  Limited schedule while school is in session. Planetarium admission is separate from, and in addition to, museum admission.

Advanced Tickets may be purchased by calling the Museum at 402-472-2637.  Any advanced ticket purchased will be available at the Visitor Services desk upon arrival. Some events do not allow for advanced ticket purchases.


Admission: (price does not include tax)

Museum Members Museum only Museum + Planetarium*
Adults FREE $3.00
Children (18 and under) FREE $2.00*


General Public Museum only Planetarium*
Adults (ages 19 and over) $8.00 $5.00
Senior (ages 65+) $7.00 $5.00
Active/Veteran Military (with ID) $7.00 $5.00
Children (ages 5-18) $4.00 $4.00
Young Children (ages 4 and under) FREE $4.00*
Museums for All Child (ages 5-18)* $1.00 $4.00
Museums for All Adult (ages 19+)* $1.00 $5.00
UNL Students (with UNL NCard) FREE $5.00
UNL Faculty/Staff (admission for UNL NCard holder only, must show Ncard) FREE $5.00

*Museums for All is a special admission rate offered for those families or individuals who present a SNAP EBT or WIC card at entry. 

*Planetarium admission is separate from, and in addition to, museum admission.
Children ages 3 & under not admitted into planetarium.
Ticket sales for planetarium shows (fulldome and laser) end 10 minutes before show time.  Visitors may only receive planetarium show ticket refunds before the scheduled show. There will be no refunds once a show begins. If a visitor arrives late, they have the option of seeing the next available show that day only.


Special Patrons Museum only Museum + Planetarium*
ASTC Members (with member card) FREE $5.00*


Groups Planetarium Shows Gallery Programs Self-Guided Visit
Advance Reservation Only Group Rates (per person) Price includes admission to museum. $50 minimum fee for planetarium shows and gallery programs.

Adults (19 and over) $8.50 $8.50 $7.00
Children (18 and under) $6.00 $6.00 $3.50


For information about educational group programs call: (402) 472-6302.