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Single-Bus Parking for Field Trips

SINGLE-BUS parking is permitted ONLY in the bus lane behind Miller Hall for groups attending planetarium field trips. ADDITIONAL BUSES must park in other lots on campus and NOT IN FIRE LANES. Only one bus of planetarium visitors may be parked in the Miller Hall area. School buses should park as far back as they can in the bus lane to allow room for public transit buses. See photos below.

Groups that visit the planetarium on weekdays when JMU is in session must get a permit by filling out out the permit request form and park in the designated areas for which the permit allow. Permits are to be picked up from the Parking Services Office prior to your group reservation. Directions to parking services can be found here.

Please note: John C. Wells Planetarium and its staff do not possess nor distribute parking permitsFor any school groups, community groups, or parents accompanying a group as chaperones, and 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

aerial map showing streets leading to the planetarium parking area. Map also has text and arrows.

Bus lane with text indicating parking for a single bus.

You're Almost There!

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.