As of December 30, 2012, the Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium is 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 late 2018.

Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium
Department of Earth Sciences and Science Education
SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4911

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A new beginning . . . Big announcement coming soon . . .
Next Astronomy Open House

Coming in April . . . To be announced soon

Until the new planetarium opens, we will be offering astronomy-related talks, telescope viewing, and special events, inluding some with other Buffalo partners.

These Learning. Beyond the Dome. opportunities will be listed here, and additional Educational Outreach opportunities can be found under the "For Teachers" link above.