Winter Break Stargazing

Winter Break Stargazing

at the Henry Hudson Planetarium

Cabin fever during winter break? No problem! Check out the Henry Hudson Planetarium's 2018 Winter Break programs:


February 19 at 11:00 AM: Zoo in the Sky

Meet a lion, bears and other animals of the night sky. After the show, enjoy an astronomy craft with your family! Appropriate for children grades preK – 2 and their families. $3.


February 20 at 11:00 AM: Super Heroes in the Sky!

Zeus and Jupiter! Hermes and Mercury! Aphrodite and Venus! These ancient Gods from Greek and Roman mythology helped ancient astronomers interpret the strangeness of the night sky. Super Heroes in the Sky! will explore the myths surrounding the planets and constellations and will demonstrate how these early astronomers continue to influence our modern scientists today. $3.


February 21 at 10:00 AM: Follow the North Star

Experience a sky show at the Henry Hudson Planetarium that explores the important role astronomy played in the freedom seekers’ search along the Underground Railroad. Following the planetarium show, your family is welcome to experience a one-of-a-kind Albany story about the Freedom Seekers experience in Albany at the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, a confirmed stop on the Underground Railroad. Just a short drive from the Visitors Center! Special discounted pricing for this event only! $6 includes admission to the Henry Hudson Planetarium and the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence. 10am Henry Hudson Planetarium and 11:15am at the Myers Residence. 


About the Henry Hudson Planetarium:

The Henry Hudson Planetarium is an official NASA Space Place! Visit the Space Place website at to view a complete directory. Designed specifically for elementary school age children, this site teaches space science and technology in a way that is fun and hands-on.

Phone: 518.434.0405 | 25 Quackenbush Square (located inside the Albany Visitors Center).

February 19 - 21 | 10:00 AM