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EFSC Planetarium & Observatory

  • 1519 Clearlake Rd. Map It
  • Cocoa
  • Observatory/Planetarium

Published 09/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Based at Eastern Florida State College, this planetarium and observatory has one of Florida's largest public-access telescopes. The 24-inch telescope allows visitors to view objects in the solar system and deep space. The on-campus planetarium has two theaters, one showing a changing roster of nature documentaries, the other hosting laser-light shows as well as changing planetarium shows. Science Quest Exhibit Hall has hands-on exhibits, including scales calibrated to other planets (Vegas-era Elvis would have weighed just 62 pounds on the moon). Show schedules and opening hours may vary, so call ahead.

Sight Information


1519 Clearlake Rd., Bldg. 19, Cocoa, Florida, 32922, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Observatory and exhibits free; film or planetarium show $8
  • Check website for schedule

Published 09/18/2015


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