Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium

5200 Glover Rd. N.W.
Washington, DC 20015- Map It
(202) 895-6070

AAA Editor Notes

Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium is at 5200 Glover Rd. N.W. in Rock Creek Park (near Military Rd.). It offers exhibits about the park's wildlife and ecosystem, a hands-on nature discovery room, ranger-guided nature walks and interpretive programs. Facilities include an auditorium, planetarium, observation beehive and self-guiding nature trails. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free. Planetarium shows are not recommended for ages 0-3; ages 4-7 must be with an adult.
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 9-5. Planetarium shows are given Wed. at 4, Sat.-Sun. at 1 and 4. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.