The Manfred Olson Planetarium, located on the UWM campus, presents a variety of astronomy programs open to the general public. In addition, we offer planetarium shows and activities for private groups, such as schools, scouts, and birthday celebrations.
Check the calendar to the right for upcoming events!
Friday, January 15 – February 26 | 7:00 pm-7:55pm
Planetarium | $3 General Admission
While our own solar system is a mere speck in our galaxy that is approximately 100,000 light years in diameter, there are many more enormous galaxies in existence. In fact, there are over 170 billion galaxies in the observable universe. Join us in exploring the beautiful shapes, collisions, and black holes all related to the unimaginable glory that is a galaxy.