The Largest Planetarium In America Is Right Here In New Jersey And You’ll Want To Visit ASAP

Ladies and gents, there’s a new attraction in town…and it’s HUGE. If you’ve lived here for any length of time, you know that New Jersey is home to one of the most incredible science centers on the East Coast. Sorry, New York, you know it’s true. Liberty Science Center is getting a major addition this weekend and it’s out of this world!

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For a preview of the planetarium’s To Worlds Beyond show, watch the short (but entirely mesmerizing) video below. Imagine seeing it on a giant screen!

The opening of the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium at Liberty Science Center represents the beginning of a new era in the world of science and technology; an era where each of us is afforded the opportunity to explore the universe and take our own journey into space. While our feet may never leave the ground, our minds are in the stars. Liberty Science Center is located at 222 Jersey City Boulevard,Jersey City; it is open from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekends. The museum is closed on Mondays. You may have been to the Liberty Science Center years ago, but it’s time to go back again. For other childhood favorites worth revisiting as an adult, check out this list.