Office Hours


The Southworth Planetarium is in the Science Building on the University of Southern Maine's Portland Campus.

70 Falmouth Street
Portland, Maine

The parking garage is located on Bedford Street — a short walk from the Planetarium.

School vacation week public shows:

  • Mon - Friday   11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday evenings 7:00 and 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 3:00 p.m.
  • (No Sunday matinees in June, July, and August.)
  • Expanded show times during school holidays

School vacation weeks:

  • 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Mon - Friday

Summer vacation:

  • 11:00 and 1:00 p.m. Mon - Thursday

Laser shows:

  • February and April School vacation weeks only. Show times vary.

Regular Hours

Effective: Thursday, August 25, 2016 to Friday, August 25, 2017
Contact: 207-780-4249
Day Time
Monday Closed temporarily
Tuesday Closed temporarily
Wednesday Closed temporarily
Thursday Closed temporarily
Friday Closed temporarily
Saturday Closed temporarily
Sunday Closed temporarily