Bus parking is permitted in the three available bus parking spaces behind Miller Hall for groups attending planetarium field trips. DO NOT park in the yellow-striped bus lane. Please occupy one bus space only per bus in order to maximize availability of the spaces for all users. Personal vehicles and passenger vans are not permitted to use bus parking spaces.

Groups using personal vehicles to visit the planetarium on weekdays must obtain parking permits by filling out a permit request form on the Parking Services website. Please submit one request for all vehicles in the tour group and indicate the total number of permits needed. You will receive a confirmation email from Parking Services when the permits are available for pickup. Directions to Parking Services can be found here.

Please note: John C. Wells Planetarium and its staff do not possess nor distribute parking permitsAny school groups, community groups, or parents accompanying a group as chaperones who are arriving in personal cars will need to contact the JMU Parking Office to obtain a parking permit to park on campus during the work week. Visitors will need to request and pick parking permits up from the JMU Parking Office prior to your reservation time.

Planetarium Address

91 East Grace Street
Harrisonburg, Va. 22807

Directions to Planetarium

campus map

Bus Parking at Planetarium

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Once inside the door, go up the stairs to the first floor. Enter the hallway and keep right (straight). At the end of the hall make a left and then a right through the next set of doors to arrive at the lobby to the planetarium.

Planetarium poster is on the wall to the right of the stairs visitors need to use.

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