Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory

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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.

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Main Campus

Phone: 419.530.2650

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Upcoming Public Programs:

  • Birth of the Solar System - Fridays at 7:30pm in April
  • The Case of the Disappearing Planet - Saturdays at 1pm in April

Programs begin promptly at the time indicated.  Admission to all public programs is
$7 for adults and $5 for children, seniors, and UT community members.  Please see
our Public Programs page for more details.

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

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

scout programs Scout Programs

Throughout the year, Ritter Planetarium offers specialized programs for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Cub Scouts & Brownies. View Fall 2013 schedule.



Last Updated: 3/29/15