Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory

Black Holes Grid Cushing Reflection of planetarium Ritter Building Observatory Domes Brooks Observatory and the Moon
Located on the main campus of The University of Toledo, the Ritter Planetarium is your gateway to the Universe. Outfitted with a state-of-the-art digital projector and 5.1 surround sound, the Ritter Planetarium is capable of transporting you though space and time to view the wonders of the Universe. We offer public programs on the weekends, K-12 school programs, Scout programs, private parties and birthday parties by reservation.

Fridays evenings
: Unveiling the Invisible Universe, July 5 to July 26 at 8:30 PM 
Saturday afternoons (child focused): will return in the Fall

Programs start promptly at the time indicated and therefore late admission is not allowed. Admission to all public programs is $8 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and UToledo community members.  All shows are first-come, first-served - reservations and advanced ticket purchases are not available. Drinks and food are not allowed in the dome.  Please see our Public Programs page for more details and upcoming programs.  

Public ProgramsPublic Programs

Ritter Planetarium offers public programs every Friday during the year and on Saturday during the academic year. View our current schedule.

School ProgramsSchool Programs

Ritter Planetarium offers a variety of programs for all age groups and grades. Learn more and schedule your visit!

Scout ShowsScout Programs

Throughout the year, Ritter Planetarium offers specialized programs for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Brownies. Learn more and see the latest schedule.

Last Updated: 7/15/24