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Schedule for 2024 - 2025 Public Shows

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The planetarium is closed for June, July and August and will reopen in the fall when the MMSD classes begin.   So no reservations, no public programs... Tickets on sale all summer long for the fall Pink Floyd shows.  Mesmerica sells its own tickets so check them out also.

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Get Tickets to Pink Floyd HERE!

Planetarium Public Shows Monthly During the School Year:

Unless noted, all shows are on WEDNESDAYS  and THURSDAYS with start times of 6 PM and 7:30 PM.  Tickets typically go on sale for the entire year as soon as possible for each event.  Many shows sell out, so purchase here as soon as possible!

September 18 & 19, 2024           The Stars of Autumn (Current Sky & How to use a Telescope!)

October TBD, 2024            To be determined

November TBD, 2024       To be determined

December TBD, 2024         Season of Light

January TBD, 2025              The Dying of the Light... We Hope!

February  (Dates/Times Vary)       Romance/Enchantment Under the Sea 

                                                                         Reservations managed through MSCR!

March TBD, 2025                 To be determined

April TBD, 2025                     A Changing World... Earth into the Future

May TBD, 2025                      The Stars of Summer    (Current Sky and How to use a Telescope!)

Planetarium Public Shows

Madison's Planetarium is a Hidden Gem (City Cast Madison, 2023)

Memorial High Planetarium: Coolest Thing Ever! (Wisconsin State Journal, 2023)

We offer public planetarium programs during the school year. The show topic varies each month. Tickets can be purchased...

in advance online (credit card)

or at the door (Cash)...

but only IF the show is not sold out.   So buy tickets in advance!

COST/Ticket Fees: 

Madison Resident, $6 per person

Non-Resident, $9 per person

*Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Occasionally we offer a unique experience via visual and auditory performances that benefit from presentation in the planetarium setting. 

COST:  Varies by program

EXAMPLES:  Pink Floyd, You of all People, Mesmerica, etc.


Link to review the MMSD Planetarium,



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