Merrillville Community Planetarium
Bringing the Universe to the Merrillville Schools and Northwest Indiana


The Merrillville Community Planetarium is part of the Merrillville Community School Corporation, a K-12 public school system in Northwest Indiana. The Planetarium is located in Clifford Pierce Middle School. We provide programming for Merrillville classes, outside groups, and the public.

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address + phone

Merrillville Community Planetarium
Clifford Pierce Middle School
199 East 70th Avenue
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
(219) 650-5486 - voice
(219) 650-5470 - fax

Upcoming Sky Dates

Upcoming Shows

  • Mon, Jul 16 @ 10:00 a.m.
    Valparaiso Family YMCA
  • Tue, Jul 17 @ 9:45 a.m.
    Lake Hills Summer School
  • Tue, Jul 17 @ 12:30 p.m.
    First Academy Daycare
  • Fri, Jul 20 @ 7:30 p.m.
    Summer Public Show #2

Today in Space History

July 16, 2018
  • 1969 - Apollo 11 (USA) launched. First mission to land humans on moon. Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin.