Public programs

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The University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Planetarium presents programs to school groups, private groups, and the public.  For more information about the Planetarium and it's programs, please contact Bob Allen, Planetarium Director,  by email at or at 608-785-8669.


Public Programs are presented at 1:00 pm on Saturdays.  There are 6 monthly Public Programs during the school year. They are in October, November, December, February, March, and April.  Admission is $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Students (K-12 and University) and Senior Citizens (60 or over).  The first part of each program is a talk on the current evening sky. The second is a multimedia audiovisual presentation on an astronomical subject.  There are no Public Programs during the summer months or in January.

Admission is $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Students (K-12 and University) and Seniors.


The March Public Program "Moons - Worlds of Mystery and Wonder" will be presented at 1 pm on Saturdays, March 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.




Park in the Stadium Lot (Commuter Lot 2 or C-2) on the northeast corner of East Avenue and Pine Street. Commuter Lots are NOT enforced on weekends.   If the Stadium Lot is full due to a UW - La Crosse football game or a track meet, park in the Cleary Center Lot (Commuter Lot 12 or C-12) or the Parking Ramp. The entrance to the Cleary Lot is on the northwest corner of East Avenue and Farwell Street. The Parking Ramp entrance is on the north side of Farwell Street, between 16th and 17th Streets.