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Fast Facts:

  • 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!

  1. Look at program descriptions, and chose a program.
  2. Find  a Time , events on the schedule are reservations, open slots are possible times. Allow 15 minutes between programs. We recommend you view the calendar using the Week view.
  3. Fill out the Reservation Request Form to the right.
  4. Yow will get an email stating that we received the  request.
  5. A confirmation email is sent when the request is approved.
  6. New requests are typically confirmed in 3-5 business days.

FEES for Planetarium Programs (the $$$ details):

  • MMSD and MADISON K-12 GROUPS during the school day
    • NO FEE for MMSD!
    • NO FEE is charged for school day MMSD/Madison K-12 visits!
    • $5.00 per participant and adult chaperones
    • Teachers remain FREE of charge
    • $50.00 is the MINIMUM charge
    • Pay by check or online payment
  • AFTER 4 PM End Time, Evening and Weekend GROUPS
    • $5.00 per participant
    • Children's program have 1 Chaperone/10 kids FREE of charge
    • $100.00 is the MINIMUM charge
    • Pay by check or online payment

Need to pay by check?

Make it payable to "Madison Metropolitan School District", please put the date and time of the program in the check's memo area.

Bring the check with you at the time of your program or mail it to...  MMSD Planetarium, 201 South Gammon Road, Madison, WI 53717

Questions about scheduling? 

Email the Planetarium Director