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Robert J. Novins Planetarium at Ocean County College







1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754, Ocean County

Toddlers (2-4 yrs)
Schoolkids (5-7 yrs)
Tweens (8-12 yrs)
Teens (13-18 yrs)

Take your group to Novins Planetarium 

Explore the universe by seeing the stars and planets as you have never seen before with our Laser Shows, Sky Shows, and Full Dome Movies. Presenting a wide variety of fun and educational programs for all ages in our 103-seat dome theater, the Novins Planetarium is a gateway to learning about our earth, the solar system, and beyond. In addition to our public shows, the Novins Planetarium offers programs for school and camp groups, birthday parties, and special themed events.

School and Group Shows

These school shows are perfect for Pre-K-High School. Private Group bookings may consist of either a live sky talk or a full-dome movie combined with a short sky talk or multimedia add-on totaling up to 60 minutes. School shows are correlated to the Next Generation Science Standards. * Please contact the Planetarium office for more information and to book shows. Please indicate the grade level of your group and the anticipated number of attendees. Attendance numbers must be finalized ten business days prior to the show. To view trailers of our movie selections, please visit the Robert J. Novins Planetarium YouTube Channel.

Full Dome Movies and Live 60 Minute Sky Talk

See schedule for full list of full dome movies for Pre-K - Middle School - High School

Laser Shows 

Go see spectacular Laser Shows for your enjoyment! Below you will find a listing of the Laser Shows we offer, the playlists associated with them, and short teaser trailers when available. Find upcoming Laser Shows.

School and Group show times booked Tuesday-Thursday at 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., or 2:00 p.m. but other times may be available upon request. If you are unsure which show you’re interested in or want to request a custom show or time, please contact us. Pricing varies based on group size, show selected, and time. Call or email to learn more! 



Live Talk Show



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