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


Next Astronomy Open House

Coming in early October.   Topic: Eclipses!

A new beginning . . .
During construction of our new facility, explore the Universe in our NEW, inflatable planetarium.

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

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