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Robert J. Novins Planetarium

Welcome to The Novins Planetarium!
We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets online, as tickets may not be available onsite.

About The Robert J. Novins Planetarium

Explore the universe by seeing the stars and planets as you have never seen before with our Laser Shows, Sky Shows, and Full Dome Movies. Presenting a wide variety of fun and educational programs for all ages in our 103-seat dome theater, the Novins Planetarium is a gateway to learning about our earth, the solar system, and beyond. In addition to our public shows, the Novins Planetarium offers programs for school and camp groups, birthday parties, and special themed events.

Visit our Ticketing Policies page for more information on pricing, our exchange policy, and weather cancellation procedures.

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Featured Events

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Solar Eclipse Event

Join the Novins Planetarium on the OCC Campus Mall on Monday, April 8, 2024 between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM for a Partial Social Eclipse Viewing Event. We will be able to see approximately 90% totality in Toms River. In addition to safe viewing supplies, there will also be music, food to purchase, science activities for the family, and more. The next solar eclipse with good visibility in Toms River won’t be until 2044, so experience this amazing event with your hometown planetarium crew at Ocean County College!

Welcome to The Novins Planetarium!
We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets online, as tickets may not be available onsite.

Featured Events

planetarium near me

Solar Eclipse Event

Join the Novins Planetarium on the OCC Campus Mall on Monday, April 8, 2024 between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM for a Partial Social Eclipse Viewing Event. We will be able to see approximately 90% totality in Toms River. In addition to safe viewing supplies, there will also be music, food to purchase, science activities for the family, and more. The next solar eclipse with good visibility in Toms River won’t be until 2044, so experience this amazing event with your hometown planetarium crew at Ocean County College!

About The Robert J. Novins Planetarium

Explore the universe by seeing the stars and planets as you have never seen before with our Laser Shows, Sky Shows, and Full Dome Movies. Presenting a wide variety of fun and educational programs for all ages in our 103-seat dome theater, the Novins Planetarium is a gateway to learning about our earth, the solar system, and beyond. In addition to our public shows, the Novins Planetarium offers programs for school and camp groups, birthday parties, and special themed events.

Visit our Ticketing Policies page for more information on pricing, our exchange policy, and weather cancellation procedures.

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Contact Us!

Box Office: Wednesday – Saturday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.*

Email: planetarium@ocean.edu

Call: 732.255.0343

*The Planetarium is a theater experience and access to the dome is only available during scheduled show times. Box Office hours do not indicate show times. Please visit tickets.ocean.edu for an up-to-date show schedule and to buy tickets.

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GPS Location:
1 College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754

Use Parking Lot 2 near the Grunin Center and walk up the ramp. The Planetarium will be on your left.

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