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Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium
Waukesha’s Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium, in the Retzer Nature Center, is putting on a “Total Solar Eclipse Shindig.” The first 100 guests will receive eclipse glasses, and there will be “fun activities for all ages.” You can also view the eclipse through solar telescopes at the event. When: Monday, April 8 from 9 am to 3 pm...
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March 25-29 from 11:00am – 2:00pm Ever dream of rocketing into space or being an astronaut in Earth’s orbit? Explore these fascinating journeys and beyond with NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and her robot helper, S.L.O.T.H.! That’s short for Space Life Operations Trainer for Humans. Join us for this fun Planetarium program for all ages. We are currently giving FREE eclipse...
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Make the most of winter in the parks! Explore the winding trails and quiet woods of the Waukesha County Parks by candlelight on a self-guided hike. Join us for both fun nights in February with your friends and family! Self-guided hikes are 0.5 – 1 mile in length. Trails are mostly paved and will be cleared...
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Earth Day Event: Our Violent Planet / Multiple Showings on April 20 Our Violent Planet is a full dome show that features some of the most catastrophic natural events our world will ever occur. We live out our lives on our planet’s fractured crust “plates” that pull apart, collide, grind past each other, and even sink...
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Saturdays in April at 1:00pm This beautiful and historic program, produced by the Daniel Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum celebrates 400 years of telescope viewing. The program also examines the fascinating life and scientific accomplishments of Galileo. Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188 Please...
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Saturdays in April at 11:00am Explore the night sky with our friends from Sesame Street. Join Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu as they take a trip to the Moon. Learn how the Moon differs from Earth and how to find the Big Dipper and North Star. Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature...
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A to Z Astronomy: From 3 to 103 / April 24 at 11:00am Explore the depths of space in a wild ride through the universe! Appealing to all ages, this family romp through the galaxies includes a roller coaster ride on our huge dome, a strange stop at a black hole by Mr. Shakespeare, a talking...
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Dynamic Earth / April 17 at 11:00am This is a high-resolution full-dome production, narrated by actor Liam Neeson. The show explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system. With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations, this cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems...
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On the Blue Planet / April 10 at 11:00am The Earth is just one of the planets orbiting the Sun, but the only one where conditions are just right to support life. How long has the Earth existed and what are the conditions that make it suitable for sustaining life? Why do penguins live in...
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Lights Out! Eclipses: Whys, Wonders, Wows! / April 3 at 11:00am Explore fascinating eclipse stories–from long ago scariness–to amazing stories of discovery .It is built to be timeless — where each planetarium can add its own upcoming eclipses. There’s a fun interactive part to model both a total and annular eclipse. Experience the wonder of...
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