Thank you to everyone who enjoyed WinterFest 2014. Our Valentine's Evening, February 14, Dessert Cruise, was a sold out crowd.
During WinterFest, The Planets, was introduced as our newest program.
Our next public programs will be held the weekends of Three Rivers Festival, July 11-19, 2014
Our Family Matinee programs for children (pre-K thru Grade 4) and their adult friends will be held in the afternoon.
Programs for Grades 5 thru adults will be held in the evening.
Please check back later for exact program details.
General Public Planetarium Program information
Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early. Early arrivals will be seated in the adjacent auditorium until the show stars. All shows include a formal multi-media show and staff-led tour of the night sky. Please allow 90 minutes for planetarium shows. You should plan on purchasing tickets at the door before program begins.
No target age, however young children must be able to sit quietly in the dark.
No admittance after program starts.
Planetarium Program Public Show Admission
- $4 for adults
- $3 for children under 18 and senior citizens
The maximum charge is $14 per family (family consisting of 2 adults and their dependent children)
- $1 admission discount to Fort Wayne Astronomical Society Members
- $1 admission for USF Students, Faculty and Staff with ID
Purchase tickets at the door.
Please arrive prior to program time to avoid congestion in the hallway. No admittance to anyone after the start time. Please allow 90 minutes for planetarium shows.
Early arrivals will be seated in the adjacent auditorium until the show starts. All planetarium shows include a live presentation by a member of our planetarium staff to help you find objects currently visible in the Fort Wayne night sky. Weather and sky conditions permitting, evening shows may offer an optional outside sky watching experience.
To schedule your private group program, or for more information regarding our programs, including planetarium location, please contact Jean at 260-399-7700, ext. 8211 or by email email@example.com.
The Edwin Clark Schouweiler Memorial Planetarium is located at The University of Saint Francis in Achatz Hall of Science.