On December 30, 2012, the Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium closed as part of the ongoing construction of the new Science and Mathematics Complex. Once complete, the new building will house a state-of-the-art planetarium. Currently, it is expected to open in early 2019.

Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium
Department of Earth Sciences and Science Education
SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY 14222


The Planetarium Association of Western New York (PAWNY) presents
Month of Shadows
The October Eclipses

September 30 - October 2
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A new beginning . . .
Our NEW, inflatable planetarium will be open soon!

Immersive, educational, and exciting planetarium programs for all ages will again be offered at SUNY Buffalo State. Public programs should begin in November. Stay tuned!

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