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 its' programs, please contact us by email or at 608-785-8669 .

Public Programs are presented at 1:00 pm on Saturdays.  There are monthly public programs in October, November, December, February, March, and April.  Admission is $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Students, Children, 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.

The October program will be "Autumn Sky Legends". It will be presented at 1 pm on Saturdays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27. It looks at some myths about some fall constellations, including the Royal Family.

Park in the Stadium Lot (Commuter Lot 2) unless there is a UW - L home football game. Commuter Lots are not enforced on weekends.  There are UW - L home football games on October 13th and 27th.  On these days, park in the Parking Ramp. The entrance is on the north side of Farwell Street, between 16th and 17th Streets. 

 

 

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