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UWM Planetarium

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, the Girl Scouts, and birthday celebrations. See our Events Calendar for information about our exciting astronomy programs!


Tickets for Friday Night Shows will increase to $3 each beginning September 12.  Pre-purchase tickets now to keep the $2 price for a limited time!

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Public Programs

Friday Night Show - Just $3. A special topic every 4-6 weeks.
AstroBreak - Free! See schedule for list of topics.
Stargazing - Free! Peer through a telescope at the night sky!