The Longest Night: A Winter's Tale

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Friday December 11

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1:00 PM  –  3:00 PM

Best for:
Children ages 7 and older and their families. Younger children will enjoy much of "The Longest Night" but might become frightened during the lead character's journey through the woods and first encounter with the dragon. 

About the Show:
Read more about this show and see a preview here(Opens in a new window)

COVID-19 Mask Policy:
In accordance with University guidelines, all guests age 2 and older are required to wear a mask while inside of the building. At this time, we are not accepting gaiters, vented masks, or bandanas. We are asking that you delay your visit if you or anyone in your party cannot wear a mask for any reason. In the meantime, we invite you to explore our virtual program offerings. If you or a member of your party cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, you may also contact the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office (EOC) at to discuss reasonable accommodations By purchasing tickets to this program, you are agreeing to adhere to this policy and other COVID-19 safety precautions at Morehead, available HERE

General Admission Included:
This ticket includes general admission to our exhibits, in addition to the show! Arrive prior to your show or stay after your show is over to explore our exhibits featuring research here at UNC Chapel Hill, see live science experiments in our Science Stage, visit our gift shop, or participate in hands-on activities in our Launch Lab! Check our website for our operating hours to see when exhibits are open on the day of your visit.

Ticket Availability: limit 10 tickets/order
Tickets for this program will go on sale 2 weeks prior, and be available online up to one hour prior to showtime. Tickets will be available for purchase in our box office on the day of the program as availability permits. 

If you have difficulty with online sales, contact the box office at 919.962.1236 or by email at Our box office is currently open M-F, 9AM -3PM, except holidays.   

Members must be properly registered and logged in to this ticketing website to receive member discounts to this program. Click “Sign In” at the top right of this page, or click “Register” if you don’t have an account. Use the same name, address, and email you used when purchasing your membership to register for your account in order for membership discounts to properly apply to purchases. If you have issues with Member tickets, please contact the box office at 919.962.1236 or by email at Our box office is open M-F, 8AM - 4PM.

Second planetarium show discounts: 
Do you want to see more than one planetarium show on the day of your visit? Save on your second show tickets by purchasing add-on tickets in-person at the box office during your visit for only $3 per child or $4 per other guest (plus tax). 

This special discount is only available in-person on the day of your visit. Come by the box office during your visit and show your receipt or e-tickets for your first show to receive this discount on a purchase of tickets to a second show that day..

Other Discounts: 
At this time, we are not offering reciprocal discounts for partner programs such as ASTC, AAA, or other partnered museums.

If you have a discount code, you may enter it during check-out. 

Refund/Cancellation Policy: 
All ticket sales are final and refunds are not available for absent guests or unused tickets. Purchased tickets may be exchanged for admission to another show of equal or lesser value occurring within the next two weeks if availability permits, however, requests for exchange must be made no later than the day prior to the date on the original ticket. Requests for exchange on or after the date on the original ticket are not accommodated. In the event this program is cancelled as a result of severe weather or other closure, ticketholders will be refunded or offered an exchange to a different show.