Looking for tickets to our public show?
WE ARE FULL for 2022-2023
Already having booked 24K + visitors!
- The planetarium is available during normal school hours and follows the Madison Metropolitan School District calendar , this means we are CLOSED during all break periods.
- After school and evening programs can sometimes be arranged. We are closed during all school breaks, including summer.
- Programs are ~1 hour long, from bus drop off to reloading.
Easiest, fastest way to make reservations!
- Look at program descriptions and choose a program that fits the needs of your group.
- Find an opening, events on the schedule are reservations, open slots are non-designated times and are possible times. Plan for 15 minutes between programs, and a lunch break. We recommend you view the calendar using the Week view.
- Fill out the Reservation Request Form to the right.
- Your request will show up on our calendar as pending and you will receive an email stating that we received the request.
- A confirmation email is sent when the request is approved.
- New requests are typically confirmed in 3-5 days.
FEES for Planetarium Programs (the $$$ details):
- MMSD and Madison K-12 groups during the school day
- $0.50 per student
- Teachers and adult chaperones free
- $12.50 is the MINIMUM charge
- Pay by check made out to Madison Metro School District
- ALL OTHER GROUPS
- $2.50 per students and adult chaperones
- Teachers only remain free of charge
- $25.00 is the MINIMUM charge
- Pay by check or online payment
If you need to mail a check, it should be payable to "Madison Metropolitan School District" , please put the date of the program in the check's memo area.
Mail to ... MMSD Planetarium, 201 South Gammon Road, Madison, WI 53717