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JSU Planetarium

The JSU planetarium provides an intimate setting for K-12 classroom students, youth organizations, and university students to learn about astronomy. It houses the Digistar 3SP projector, giving it the most modern digital planetarium technology in the Southeast. To arrange a time for your group or class to visit the planetarium and see their spectacular presentations, call the Jacksonville State University Field Schools at (256) 782-5697 or by e-mail at

The planetarium is located on the third floor of Martin Hall at the corner of Pelham Road and Bennett Boulevard on the JSU campus.

JSU Planetarium Prrograms:

Second Saturday Space Safaris

Travel through space and explore planet Earth during these exciting programs for families and children.
Dr. Laura Weinkauf and Dr. Kelly Gregg of JSU's Department of Physical and Earth Sciences will be leading these programs as kids learn about outer space and watch exciting dome films about Earth and its creatures.
For more information about planetarium programs, contact Dr. Laura Weinkauf at 256-782-5743 or email

When: Second Saturday of each month, December through April

Where: JSU Planetarium (3rd Floor Martin Hall)

Time: 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Fee: $5 per adult; $2 per child & per JSU Student


Environmental Policy Information Center
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North, Suite 1138 McClellan Center,
Anniston, AL 36205
Telephone #: (256) 782-8010...Fax #: (256) 782-5817

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