Barlow Public Schedule:  Planetarium and Rock Laser 

Planetarium Show Schedule

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Barlow InteriorThe Barlow Planetarium offers public programming everyday of the week except Mondays.  Family shows are geared for the young and young-at-heart.  Feature shows are geared for the older student or adult that already has an established interested in astronomy.  Wisconsin Skies is for the visitor that wants to get the most current and in-depth astronomy information possible.  Each show ends with a tour of the current nighttime sky – stars, constellations and planets – as seen from the Fox Valley and Northeast Wisconsin.

 

 

SHOW TIMES through May 2, 2014

ADMISSION

- FREE FOR BARLOW MEMBERS!
- $7 for Adults
- $6 for Students (age 13-18)
- $6 for College Students (with ID)
- $5 for Children (age 3-12)
- $5 for Seniors (age 60+)
- MULTIPLE SHOW DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE
- GROUP DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE
- FREE FOR ELIGIBLE ASTC PASSPORT MEMBERS!

BOX OFFICE HOURS
   TUE-SUN: 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).

 

 

Astronomy Day 2014 & Barlow Family Astronomy Night - May

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 12:00 to 9:00 pm (Sunset at 8:08 pm)

Get the full Barlow astronomy experience:  planetarium shows and telescopes all on one astronomy-packed evening.

SPECIAL PRICING FOR ASTRONOMY DAY 2014

- FREE FOR BARLOW MEMBERS!

FOR AFTERNOON SHOWS - BEFORE 4 PM
    - $4/person for first show
    - $3/person for second show ($7/person for two shows)
    - $3/person for third show ($10/person for three shows)
    - $2/person for fourth show ($12/person for four shows
    - $2/person for fifth show ($14/person for shows)

TICKETS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!

FOR EVENING SHOWS - AFTER 5 PM
    - $4/person for first show
    - $3/person for second show ($7/person for two shows)

TICKETS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!

 

Barlow Family Astronomy Night - June

Saturday, June 7, 2014, 12:00 to 9:00 pm (Sunset at 8:35 pm)

Get the full Barlow astronomy experience:  planetarium shows and telescopes all on one astronomy-packed evening.

PLEASE NOTE REGARDING BARLOW FAMILY ASTRONOMY NIGHT

  • SINCE ALL SHOWS ARE NOT AGE APPROPRIATE FOR ALL VISITORS, EACH OF THE SHOWS IS PRICED INDIVIDUALLY. 
  • FOR VISITORS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN SEEING ALL THE SHOWS THERE ARE MULTIPLE SHOW DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE.
 

 

Laser Shows - LASERS RETURN IN OCTOBER 3, 2014

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SkyLase ImageEach winter, the Barlow Planetarium allows guests to experience rock music with all their senses!  Just don't hear the music - see and feel it as well.  Music is brought alive using Barlow’s 10,000 watts of digital sound, the latest full-color and full-dome laser projection technology, and the incredible full-theater virtual-reality capabilities of the Barlow’s Digistar.

PLEASE NOTE:  DUE TO THE LOUD NATURE OF THE MUSIC AND STROBING LIGHT EFFECTS, ROCK LASER SHOWS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN!

SHOW TIMES RESUME OCTOBER 3, 2014

DATE
7 PM
8 PM
Friday, 10/3/14 Pink Floyd Double Feature - The Wall & Dark Side of the Moon

Admission

- FREE FOR BARLOW MEMBERS!
- $8  per Person
- $13 per Person for Pink Floyd Double Feature
- MULTIPLE SHOW DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE
- GROUP DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE
- DISCOUNTED FOR ELIGIBLE ASTC PASSPORT MEMBERS!

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

NEWSTAR Astronomy Club Meeting Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Meeting in room 1352

NEWSTAR is the Fox Cities local astronomy club. Our meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM at UW-Fox Valley. Meetings are free and open to the public. Meetings usually include lectures, demonstrations or discussions on all things astronomical.   Additional information about NEWSTAR can be found here.