It is time for a new year at the Planetarium! Click here for the schedule.
If you would like to schedule a private show please call 307-766-6150.
The UW Planetarium is a facility of the University of Wyoming Department of Physics and Astronomy.The Planetarium offers shows for the public, as well as for K-12 and college classes and community groups. The UW Planetarium first opened in 1969 and has served the community for many years with shows for the public, for K-12 students, and for college astronomy teaching. Our planetarium is equipped with a Spitz starball.
The planetarium is located in the lower level of the Physical Science Building between the Library Annex and Classroom Building. Please enter through the southwest doors of the Physical Science Building (the doors closest to the Classroom Building).. Here is a map of the UW
campus. Signs will direct you to the planetarium from the corner of 9th and Fremont Streets.
The planetarium is wheelchair accessible. You will need to use the elevator in the Physical Science Building to go to the basement, and then use another elevator (opposite the Science Library) to reach the planetarium entrance. The planetarium presenter can direct you to the best locations for planetarium viewing from a wheelchair. Please contact us in advance or arrive a little early for the best choice of seating locations.