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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, January 15, 2017

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Winter Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, January 15, 2017

    Discover this month's brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Rocky Worlds: Inner Planets

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center & Planetarium
    • Fees: FREE!
    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    Explore the rocky, metallic worlds of teh innter solar system. Ages 5 to adult.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Civil War Roundtable

    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Special Guest Speaker Asa Gordon will discuss "A New Birth of Freedom: The United States Colored Troops (USCT) Voting Rights Legacy"

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Under African Skies

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Join a ranger for a unique look at sub-Saharan Africa's night sky and star stories in honor of Black History Month.

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    • Time: 10:30 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Discover the diverse roles women of color played during the American Civil War. Ages 10 and older.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone:

(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For general information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

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