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Barlow Planetarium

Box Office/Starline:
(920) 832-2848

1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

Phone-Only
Box Office Hours

Wed–Fri:  2:00-4:00 p.m.
Sat:  12:30-4:00 p.m.
Evenings:  30 Minutes Prior to First Show
Sun–Tue:  Closed

The Barlow Planetarium is a unique venue to celebrate private events. We’re a unique venue for weddings ceremonies, birthday parties, reunions, wedding rehearsal celebrations and corporate events.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s birthday party under the stars at the Barlow Planetarium to their celebration fun, educational, unique and unforgettable.

Universe Birthday Experience

Private star or family laser show & party!

  • Private star show for your child and their guests
  • Special personalized star show that travels back in time to see how the starry sky looked on the night your child’s birth date.
  • Personalized star chart featuring the stars and planets on your child’s birth date and current birthday.
  • Personalized cake featuring your child’s favorite celestial object

Available Times
   Saturdays at 10:00 am
   Weekdays at 6:00 pm

Capacity
   24 guests (maximum 48 guests)

Pricing
   Non-members:  $300 for up to 24 guests / $350 for up to 30 guests / $10 for each additional guest
   Barlow Members:  $240 for up to 24 guests / $280 for up to 30 guests / $8 for each additional guest

Sunday Pricing
   NOT AVAILABLE

Extra Time in Party Room
   $70 for up to 2 additional hours

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Galaxy Birthday Experience

  • Private star or family laser show!

Available Times
   Saturdays at 9:00, 10:00 or 11:00 am
   Weekdays at 6:00 pm

Capacity
   Up to 90 guests

Pricing:
   Non-members:  $180 for 30 guests (minimum) / $6 for each additional guest
   Barlow Members:  $150 for 30 guests (minimum) / $5 for each additional guest

Party Room
   $70 for up to 2 additional hour

Sunday Pricing
   $270 for 30 guests (minimum) / $9 for each additional guest
   $225 for 30 guests (minimum) / $7 for each additional guest

Sunday Party Room
   NOT AVAILABLE

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Star Birthday Experience

  • Attend a regularly scheduled planetarium or family laser show!

Available Times
   During any of Barlow’s regularly scheduled public star or family laser shows

Capacity
   Up to 90 guests

Pricing
   Non-members:  $6 per guest (NO MINIMUM)
   Barlow Members:  Complimentary admission for Members / non-members $5 per guest (NO MINIMUM)

Party Room
   $70 for up to 2 hours

Sunday Pricing
   NOT AVAILABLE

Weddings

Allow the Barlow Planetarium to be the location to launch you into your future together celebrating your love and your commitment. The Barlow Planetarium provides a magical setting that celebrates the wonders of the Universe – a venue that is exotic and unique while still being near and  comfortable. Your guests will remember your ceremony for years to come.

Wedding Package: $1000

  • 45 minute planning consultation to select dramatic backgrounds
  • 1 hour facility rental for the rehearsal
  • 2 hour facility rental for the wedding day
  • Provide your own special music for each part of the ceremony
  • Complimentary 1-Year Dual Barlow Planetarium Membership

Celestial Wedding Package: $1500

  • Everything in the Wedding Package
  • Production of a unique, one-of-a-kind star show to make your ceremony even more memorable

Barlow Planetarium

Box Office/Starline: 920-832-2848

1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

 

 

Contact Us

Alan Peche
Barlow Planetarium Director

Ty Westbrook
Barlow Planetarium Educator

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Phone-Only Box Office Hours
920-832-2852

Wed–Fri:  2:00-4:00 p.m.
Sat:  12:30-4:00 p.m.
Evenings:  30 Minutes Prior to First Program
Sun–Tue: CLOSED