Plan a Visit to the Planetarium
The Fleischmann Planetarium and and Science Center is located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.
Getting to the Planetarium
Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is located north of Lawlor Events Center on North Virginia and 16th Street, It is 1.5 miles north of the downtown Reno arch.
Where to Park at the Planetarium
Free permit parking is available in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the planetarium. Park between designated Planetarium parking signs.
Public Transportation to the Planetarium
RTC Sierra SpiritRide to the planetarium on the Sierra Spirit bus from one of 32 stops along Virginia Street from downtown Reno. Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center also is served by Citifare bus lines, with stops throughout Reno and Sparks.
For the downtown area’s public transportation system visit RTC Sierra Spirit.
Public Telescope Viewing
Public telescope viewing at Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Pkwy, Reno, takes place from 8 - 10 PM on the first Friday of each month, weather permitting. Public telescope viewing at Fleischmann Planetarium take place from 8 - 10 PM on the third Friday of each month, weather permitting.
Address and Contact Information
University of Nevada, Reno / 0272
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: (775) 784-4812
Fax: (775) 784-4822