Our live programs, which include stargazing and questions, typically run approximately 60 minutes.
Please note that there is no free parking on campus. Parking in the Sciences lot just west of the planetarium is $1.50 an hour. Please visit Plan Your Visit for maps and more information.
We accept checks, cash, and credit cards.
We can seat 75 people.
Yes! We recommend that your child is four years or older and comfortable to sit in their own chair in the dark.
Yes! Visit the Plan Your Visit page to see maps and more information.
On a clear night, stargazing is held on the 5th-floor observing deck of the UWM Physics building. For the schedule of dates and more information, see Stargazing.
We ask that you stay seated until the end of the show because opening the door will ruin the beautiful dark sky for the rest of the visitors. Visitors are encouraged to use the restroom in advance.
Our planetarium is indoors. We suggest that you dress in layers because sometimes the theater can be too warm or too cold. We also ask that you avoid light-up shoes.