The John C. Wells Planetarium is located in Miller Hall, Room 1103. Miller Hall is located on East Grace Street, 1 block east from the intersection of S. Main Street and East Grace Street, and 1 block south from the intersection of Martin Luther King Way and S. Mason street.

Free Parking for our SATURDAY public planetarium shows is available on levels 3 – 5 of the Mason Street Parking Deck, accessed from South Mason Street off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Way. Visitors to the planetarium should avoid parking in reserved Hotel Madison parking spaces on levels G and 2 of the deck, or in pay station spaces without payment.

Groups that visit the planetarium on weekdays when JMU is in session must obtain virtual parking permits by filling out the Event Parking Request Form at the JMU Parking and Transit Services website. Once the form is submitted, you will receive a confirmation with instructions on how to redeem your virtual parking permits. Please submit parking requests at least 10 business days in advance of your visit whenever possible.

Please note: John C. Wells Planetarium and its staff do not possess nor distribute parking permits. School groups, community groups, or parents accompanying a group as chaperones should request virtual parking permits using the Event Parking Request Form as outlined above.

Planetarium Address

91 East Grace Street
Harrisonburg, Va. 22807

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