The UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium is located in the Physics building on the UW-Milwaukee campus. Our Friday Night Shows and special events are open to the public. See our Calendar for upcoming events. We also book private programs for Birthday Parties, Schools, and more!

Friday Night Show: Birth of the Universe

Tickets for February 22 are SOLD OUT!

We hope you can join us for our next Friday night program, Arabian Nights, starting March 29.

Explore the origins of the cosmos dating back almost 14 billion years in this live, interactive presentation. Enjoy indoor stargazing and a tour of the local night sky free of light pollution.

Paradise at the Planetarium (FREE!)

Escape the winter with a simulated trip to the tropics to view vibrant island landscapes and the night sky as seen from countries close to the equator. The event includes live, indoor stargazing and tropical punch.

Apollo 50th Anniversary Event Series

Apollo 50th Event Schedule

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission that first landed humans on the Moon!

We are celebrating with a lunar event series leading up to our big Lunar Anniversary Party on July 20! Most events are free and all open to the public.