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Looking for a place to have a Birthday or Private Party? The Robert J. Novins Planetarium is a great place to host a Party!

Birthday or Private Party Package Includes:

  • A private party block that includes: set-up, a 45-minute show, 1 hour for the party in a private room, and clean up
  • Your choice of Planetarium film or laser show
  • Birthday/Celebration laser songs at the end of your show
  • Personalized “Happy Birthday” message on the Dome
  • 1 hour in the adjacent party room for your snacks and games


  • Up to 50 guests: $375 flat rate
  • 51-60 guests: $375 flat rate plus $7 for each individual between 51 and 60
  • 61+ Guests, $500 flat rate

Available Add-Ons

  • Goodie bags available for $3 each.
  • Photo in stars with digital download: 1 for $20 or 2 for $30
  • Live Sky Talk party for a $25 staffing surcharge

Additional Information

  • Bring your own food, beverages (non-alcoholic), paper goods, and decorations
  • 10% Discount offered to OCC staff, OCC Students/Alumni, and Active/Retired Military
  • Party blocks are available on Friday evenings, Saturday afternoons, and Sundays.

Contact us to discuss options for your Birthday Party or Private event by emailing us at

Become a constellation! Display your photo on the Dome during your party. Ask for more details!
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Box Office: Wednesday – Saturday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.


Call: 732.255.0343

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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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