The Millholland Planetarium - Hickory, North Carolina
Posted by: macleod1
N 35° 44.211 W 081° 20.085
17S E 469729 N 3954813
Quick Description: Located on the SALT Block in Hickory this planetarium is housed in the old Claremont High School that is now a learning center for the Arts and Sciences.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 9/23/2008 8:23:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM4RAB
This planetarium has a Laser Metallica Show along with many displays and learning exhibits.
Current presentations include:
Molecularium: Riding Snowflakes will open in Catawba Science Center’s Millholland Planetarium on Friday, Sept. 5 with its premiere presentation at 1:30 p.m.
Molecularium, an award-winning digital-dome experience, is a science lesson, a thrill-ride and a magical musical adventure in a world of atoms and molecules. Aboard the Molecularium, audiences join a cast of atomic characters on an immersive and unforgettable adventure into the nanoscale universe.
Explore billions and trillions of atoms and molecules with Oxy, a precocious oxygen atom, and Hydro and Hydra, her wacky hydrogen pals. Ride from the atomic structure of a snowflake to the far reaches of space aboard the Molecularium, the most fantastic ship in the Universe.
243 3rd Ave NE
Hickory, NC USA
Planetarium Website: [Web Link]
$2 for CSC members and $3 for nonmembers.
Hours of Operation:
Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m., Fridays at 1:30 p.m., Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.