Bassett Planetarium

How to contact the Bassett Planetarium


An Orrery, a mechanical device to show the relative motions of the earth and its moon as well as of Mercury, Venus and Mars.

Bassett Planetarium - The physical addess the 2nd floor of Morgan Hall

The mailing address is Bassett Planetarium C/O Beneski Earth Sciences Building Amherst College P.O. Box 5000 Amherst, MA 01002-5000

The Bassett Planetarium is open free to Community Education groups of 10 or more by appointment only. "To Scheduling a Group Visit click here". Please note that the building is NOT handicap accessible, nor are there adequate restrooms for groups.  If you have any questions please contact Alfred Venne Planetarium Director.