Directions and Parking

The Manfred Olson Planetarium is located inside the UW-Milwaukee Physics building at:

1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI, 53211

The main entrance to the Physics building is on Kenwood Blvd. There are two wheelchair-accessible entrances, one via the path between the Physics building and EMS building off Cramer St. and the other near the Sciences parking lot.
Planetarium and Physics Building Map



There is no free parking on campus. Please allow extra time to park when you visit.

Parking ticket boothPark in the Sciences parking lot on Kenwood Blvd just east of the Physics building and the planetarium. Purchase a parking ticket from one of the booths by entering your license plate number and the amount of time you plan to be parked. The booth accepts cash, Visa, and Mastercard. You can also pay using the Parkmobile smartphone app. For more information about parking on the UWM campus, visit Transportation Services.

Free 1- and 2-hour street parking is sometimes available on Murray St and Cramer St south of Kenwood Blvd. Be sure to read the street signs for specific restrictions. Parking rules on campus are strictly enforced.