VisitMidland continues to closely monitor the latest developments regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) globally and locally. We encourage all visitors to Midland to contact area attractions before visiting as many have adjusted their hours for the next few weeks. 

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Marian Blakemore Planetarium


The Blakemore Planetarium houses a state of the art Spitz SciDome projector, permanent exhibition area and a classroom. Dome shows are presented Tuesday through Saturday, followed by star talks. To book a tour or private dome show, please contact the Museum of the Southwest. Star Parties, hosted by the West Texas Astronomers, take place once a month, except in the summer. Visit to find a schedule of Star Parties.

Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday