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Barlow Planetarium

1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, WI 54952-1224
+1 920-832-2848
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I came from Webster Stanly and we had a great field trip and the employees are very friendly! My... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lyv F
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We made this visit last minute. Be sure to go to their website to purchase tickets in advance... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
bigsei
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The Barlow Planetarium at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley opened to the public on March 20, 1998.This is a world-class facility for 3-D excitement, giant full-color special effects and crystal-clear, five-channel, 10,000 watt THX surround...more
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1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, WI 54952-1224
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+1 920-832-2848
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came from Webster Stanly and we had a great field trip and the employees are very friendly! My favorite part was the fact that it felt like you were there in space!!!

Thank Lyv F
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We made this visit last minute. Be sure to go to their website to purchase tickets in advance. There were 49 seats available a couple of hours prior to the show, with 96 actual seats per show. There were only 5 seats left when the...More

2  Thank bigsei
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

For a change of pace, treat yourself to a planetarium showing. It is a rather fascinating show, and a highly rated projector presents a good show. I ignore the evolution dialog of creation, and enjoy the show itself.

Thank mikeshellie
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We went to a Saturday program. It was as great way to spend quality learning time together. Our kids loved it and so did we! The kids thought the roller coaster effect was cool. A little tip: sit nearer to the middle or back of...More

1  Thank WisconsinChristi
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I recently visited the Barlow Planetarium at UW-Fox Valley for two shows: “Laser Beatles” and “More Than Meets the Eye” (a star show). Both shows were prefaced with a brief demonstration and talk about what local residents could expect to see in our night sky...More

1  Thank Julie H
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I was not aware that there are no exhibits at Barlow but the show was great. We came during the holidays and the holiday laser show was amazing . Mildly disappointed since my daughter is really interested in space and I don’t think it was...More

1  Thank TL_Q_2015
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Soooo, we had done a 1/2 marathon race before going to the planetarium. Maybe we didn't see all of the show as planetarium naps are the best type of naps there are. Still, we learned something. The constellation show and light show after the video...More

1  Thank TipsFrmMN
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

the laser show was great. the gentleman who showed us the sky before the show and explained what planets we could see and where their location in the sky at different times was really educational. great place for adults and children.

2  Thank wcrowley2656
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Planetarium show in the evening is amazing to see. The constellations are right over head and there's a light show with music. Wonderful to gaze upon, entertaining and educational at the same time. Nothing like the night stars. When viewing the star show, make...More

Thank smithwigram2
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A VERY Unique activity .. Truly Enjoyed . Check out their facebook page.. SO Cool to do something Different b4 Halloween with a 6 yr old !

Thank DeLylla
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