The University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Planetarium presents programs to school groups, private groups, and the public.
A recorded message and voice mail are available at 608-785-8669. The Planetarium is located in Room 20 of Cowley Hall, in the basement. Our Parking Lot is Lot 3. Cowley Hall is on the northwest corner of East Ave. and Pine St. (See Directions and Maps on the top left side of this page.) Meters are enforced from 7am to 7pm Monday - Friday. Rates are 75 cents an hour. Lots are not enforced on Saturdays or Sundays.
PUBLIC PROGRAMS: Public Programs are at 1pm on Saturdays. There are monthly Public Programs in October, November, December, February, March, and April. Admission is $4 for Adults and $2 for Students and Children. The first part of each program is a talk on the current evening sky. That is followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation on an astronomical subject. PUBLIC PROGRAMS HAVE ENDED FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR. They will resume in October.
ALBUM ENCOUNTERS: Album Encounters are multimedia light and laser shows to rock music. They are presented at 8pm on Fridays when classes are in session. Admission is $4. The last Album Encounter of the school year will be on Friday, May 17th. It will feature Pink Floyd's "The Wall" (Disc 2).
PRIVATE PROGRAMS AND SCHOOL PROGRAMS: Email Planetarium Director Bob Allen email@example.com or call 608-785-8669.
Public, Private, and School programs last about 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.
We have maximum seating capacity of about 50 adults OR 70 children
The charge for private or school groups is $3 per person. The minimum charge per program is $21 for a group of 7 or less. The maximum charge per program is $120 for a group of 40 or more.
Our facility has been recognized in Physics Today, The Alumnus and La Crosse Magazine. Our goal is to provide educational outreach for the area and to raise awareness of the value of astronomy.
Please refer to the links for additional information.
Thank you for visiting our website and may you have clear skies!
Bob Allen, Planetarium Director
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
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