Planetarium Shows

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SHOW TIMES through September 6, 2015

PLEASE NOTE
THE BARLOW WILL BE CLOSED FOR ANNUAL MAINTENANCE FROM SEPTEMBER 7-18!
THE BARLOW WILL RESUME OPERATIONS ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19!

PLEASE NOTE
BEGINNING ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2015, THE BARLOW WILL NO LONGER HAVE SUNDAY PROGRAMMING.

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ADMISSION

- FREE FOR BARLOW MEMBERS!
- $8 for Adults
- $7 for Students (age 13-18)
- $7 for College Students (with ID)
- $6 for Children (age 3-12)
- $6 for Seniors (age 60+)
- MULTIPLE SHOW DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE
- GROUP DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE
- FREE FOR ELIGIBLE ASTC PASSPORT MEMBERS!

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BOX OFFICE HOURS
   TUE-SUN: 2-4 pm
   EVENINGS:  1/2 hour prior to first show
   PHONE & RECORDED INFO:  920-832-2848

BOX OFFICE HOURS STARTING SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
   TUE-SAT: 2-4 pm
   EVENINGS:  1/2 hour prior to first show
   PHONE & RECORDED INFO:  920-832-2848

ASTC PASS PROGRAM RESTRICTIONS

1) Based on your science center’s or museum’s location: Science centers/museums located within 90 miles of each other are excluded from the Travel Passport Program unless that exclusion is lifted by mutual agreement.

2) Based on residence: To receive Travel Passport Program benefits, you must live more than 90 miles away from the center/museum you wish to visit. Admissions staff reserve the right to request proof of residence for benefits to apply. Science centers and museums requesting proof of residence are marked by (Check IDs).

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Special Shows
(grade 5 & above)

 

Wisconsin Skies - Pluto PaloozaPL

Saturday, June 25, 2015 at 7 pm

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015 New Horizons - after nearly a decade of travel - flew by the dwarf planet Pluto.  Barlow's Pluto Palooza will look at Pluto - past, present, and future - to explore its interesting story; investigate the unique New Horizons spacecraft, and look at the latest images that have been beamed back to Earth from 3 billion miles away!  As always, the show with conclude with a tour of the current nighttime sky – stars, constellations and planets – as seen from the Fox Valley and Northeast Wisconsin.

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Feature Shows
(grade 5 & above)

For visitors who have an established interest in astronomy and space, the Barlow Planetarium presents feature shows on astronomy and space topics.

 

The PlanetsThe Planets Title

June 1 - September 6, 2015

Take a tour of our own planetary neighborhood that includes the latest and most up-to-date information about the Solar System. Narrated by Kate Mulgrew, Captain Janeway of Star Trek: Voyager, The Planets explores the formation of the solar system, visits each of Earth’s sister planets to uncover the varied worlds that circle the Sun. Each show concludes with a tour of the current nighttime sky – stars, constellations and planets – as seen from the Fox Valley and Northeast Wisconsin.

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FUTURE FEATURE SHOWS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3, 2016

Ghost Particle 'Tis the Season More Than Meets the Eye

September 19
through
November 25, 2015

November 27, 2015
through
January 3, 2016

January 6
through
April 1, 2016

 

Bad Astronomy Ring World The Planets Title

April 2
through
May 28, 2016

June 1
through
July 30, 2016

August 3
through
September 3, 2016

 

 

Family Shows
(grade 4 & below)

For the visitors that are young and young-at-heart that are looking for a light, fun and educational astronomy experience, the Barlow Planetarium presents family shows on astronomy.

 

Secret of the Cardboard RocketCardboard Rocket Title

July 5 - September 6
&
September 19 - October 1, 2015

Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the Solar System. Each show concludes with a tour of the current nighttime sky – stars, constellations and planets – as seen from the Fox Valley and Northeast Wisconsin.

PLEASE NOTE
TICKETS FOR FAMILY SHOWS SCHEDULED FOR APPLETON'S 2015 CHILDREN'S WEEK ON JULY 21 & JULY 23 ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AT THE BARLOW BOX OFFICE - NO ONLINE SALES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE SHOWS ON THOSE TWO DAYS!

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FUTURE FAMILY SHOWS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3, 2016

MoonWitch-Fright Light Daughter of the Stars Perseus

October 3-31
through
October 31, 2015

November 3
through
November 24, 2016

November 27, 2015
through
January 3, 2016

 

Orion Follow the Drinking Gourd Bear Tales

January 5
through
January 30, 2016

February 2
through
February 27, 2016

March 1
through
April 30, 2016

 

Larry Cat Cardboard Rocket Title Lifestyles

May 3
through
July 1, 2016

July 2
through
July 30, 2016

August 2
through
September 3, 2016