Planetarium Shows

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STAR SHOW TIMES through May 28

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING MAY SCHEDULE CHANGES:

  • Saturday, May 14 | Due to the expanded schedule for Astronomy Day, Larry Cat will be at 1:30 pm and Bad Astronomy will be at 4:00 pm.
  • Friday, May 27 | Due to a wedding, the 3:45 Bad Astronomy will not be shown.

 

PLEASE NOTE
THE BARLOW NO LONGER HAS 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!

 

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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BOX OFFICE HOURS

TUE-SAT: 2-3:45 pm
EVENINGS:  1/2 hour prior to first show
SUN: CLOSED
PHONE & RECORDED INFO:  920-832-2848

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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.

 

Bad AstronomyBad Astronomy

April 2 - May 28

Based on the popular book and website of the same name, Bad Astronomy offers a unique and fun approach to learning about the cosmos. Join the Bad Astronomer Phil Plait as he takes a critical look at popular myths and misconceptions to show audiences how science can be used to evaluate questionable claims. 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

Ring World The Planets Title

June 1
through
July 30, 2016

August 3
through
September 3, 2016

 

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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.

 

Larry Cat in SpaceLarry Cat

May 3 - July 1

Larry Cat In Space is a playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon to be reunited with his astronaut owner. This fun and educating program is a hit with both children, parents and anyone who wants to learn a more about the Moon. 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 FAMILY SHOWS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3, 2016

Cardboard Rocket Title Lifestyles
July 2
through
July 30, 2016
August 2
through
September 3, 2016

 

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Special Event Shows

 

Wisconsin Skies:  Mercury TransitMercury Transit Title

Monday, May 9 @ 8:00 am

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Astronomy Day - Our Place in SpaceLarry Cat Title

Saturday, May 14 @ 12:15 pm

Science is all about asking questions and investigating answers. Our Place is Space handles the earliest science questions that students about their world: What causes day and night? How does the Moon change shape? What causes the seasons to change? Each program ends with a tour of the constellations, stars and planets that are in the current nighttime sky.

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Astronomy Day - Larry Cat in SpaceLarry Cat Title

Saturday, May 14 @ 1:30 & 8:00 pm

Larry Cat In Space is a playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon to be reunited with his astronaut owner. This fun and educating program is a hit with both children, parents and anyone who wants to learn a more about the Moon. 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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Astronomy Day - Solar System ExplorationLarry Cat Title

Saturday, May 14 @ 2:45 pm

Tour the Earth’s celestial neighborhood with Barlow’s most popular school program - presented to over half of the 20,000 students that visit each year. Visit each of the 8 planets in our solar system, many of the fascinating moons, some of the dwarf planets, and, of course, our 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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Astronomy Day - Bad AstronomyLarry Cat Title

Saturday, May 14 @ 4:00 & 9:15 pm

Based on the popular book and website of the same name, Bad Astronomy offers a unique and fun approach to learning about the cosmos. Join the Bad Astronomer Phil Plait as he takes a critical look at popular myths and misconceptions to show audiences how science can be used to evaluate questionable claims. Each show concludes with a tour of the current nighttime sky – stars, constellations and planets – as seen from the Fox Valley and Northeast Wisconsin.

Purchase AD - Bad Astronomy Tickets

 

 

Family Laser Shows
(all ages)

Family friendly music laser shows.  Each show begins with a tour  to the current nighttime sky as seen from Northeast Wisconsin.


RETURNING FALL 2016!