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Barlow Planetarium

Box Office/Starline: (920) 832-2848

1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

Box Office Hours

Wed-Fri: 2–3:45 p.m.
Sat:  1-3:45 p.m.
Evenings: 1/2 hour 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.

Star Birthday Experience

Attend a regularly scheduled planetarium show.

Pricing

Barlow members:  Complimentary admission for Barlow members, non-members $4/person when tickets are purchased as a group in advance
Non-members:  $5/person when tickets are purchased as a group in advance

Post-Show Birthday Room Available:  $35/hour

Galaxy Birthday Experience

Schedule a private planetarium show.

Pricing

Barlow members:  $120 minimum or $4/person when paid as a group
Non-members:  $150 minimum or $5/person when paid as a group

Post-Show Birthday Room Available:  $35/hour

Sunday Party

Barlow members:  $180 minimum or $6/person when paid as a group
Non-members: $225 minimum or $7.50/person when paid as a group

Birthday Room Not Available

Universe Birthday Experience

Private Planetarium Show & Party

  • Private planetarium show for your child and their guests
  • Special personalized planetarium 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
  • Cake on the stage of the Barlow Planetarium
  • Present Opening on the stage of the Barlow Planetarium

Capacity

Birthday child, 10 friends and 2 parents

Pricing

Barlow members:  $200 (extra guests $3/person)
Non-members:  $250 (extra guests $4/person)

Sunday Party

Barlow members:  $300 (extra guests $4/person)
Non-members:  $375 (extra guests $5/person)

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 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
Program Associate

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Box Office Hours

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Thurs–Sat: 2–3:45 p.m.
Evenings: 1/2 hour prior to first show
Sun–Wed: Closed