The Ladd Planetarium

The Ladd Planetarium is located in the lobby of the Carnegie Science Center, 44 Campus Ave, Lewiston.

(Please enter through the front door of Carnegie Science, located near the intersection of Campus and Bardwell. MAP)

The Ladd planetarium is a 25 seat planetarium used in our introductory astronomy classes and for outreach activities.

To request a private show for your school group, scout troop, or club, please complete the Private Party Request Form. Visitors are required to comply with current Bates visitor policies regarding Covid19. Updated campus policies can be viewed here: Bates Visitor Policies 

At this time, we do not offer public shows. We hope to bring these back soon.


Contact: Nicole Hastings (    207-786-6030