Western Kentucky University

2013 Fee Structure for use of Planetarium

Public Shows

Our public planetarium shows on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. are always FREE and open to the public. For our current offering, click here.

 

Formal Education providers and Non-Profit Educational Agencies which do NOT charge clients to participate: 

On campus presentation of regular program: (Click here to read about our regular programs available.) 
  • During regular hours = FREE. (Maximum capacity of attendees: 40 people per event.)
  • Outside of regular hours:  $60 first forty-five minutes, $40 each additional half-hour
Off-campus presentation of regular program
  • $120 for first hour, including travel time; $80 for each additional half-hour

Formal and Informal Education providers and Non-Profit Agencies which DO charge clients to participate:

Presentation of regular program: (Click here to read about our regular programs available.) 
  • During regular business hours: $60 for first forty-five minutes; $40 for each additional half-hour. (Maximum capacity of attendees: 40 people per event.)
  • Outside regular business hours: $120 for first forty-five minutes; $80 for each additional half-hour. (Maximum capacity of attendees: 110 people per event.)
Presentation of Custom-designed show:
  • During regular business hours: $90 for first forty-five minutes; $50 for each additional half-hour. (Maximum capacity of attendees: 110 people per event.)
  • Outside regular business hours: $210 for first forty-five minutes; $140 for each additional half-hour. (Maximum capacity of attendees: 110 people per event.)

 

Commercial Providers, For Profit Agencies, Private Groups and Parties

Birthday Parties 

Access to outer ring and seating in star chamber only (no show)
  • During regular business hours: $25 first forty-five minutes; $15 each additional half-hour
  • Outside regular business hours: $60 for first forty-five minutes; $40 for each additional half-hour
Presentation of regular program: (Click here to read about our regular programs available.) Maximum capacity of attendees: 110 people per event.
  • During regular business hours: $60 for first forty-five minutes; $40 for each additional half-hour
  • Outside regular business hours: $120 for first forty-five minutes; $80 for each additional half-hour
Presentation of Custom-designed show: (Maximum capacity of attendees: 110 people per event.)
  • During regular business hours: $90 for first forty-five minutes; $50 for each additional half-hour
  • Outside regular business hours: $210 for first forty-five minutes; $140 for each additional half-hour
  • For some Birthday Party options and fees, click here.
 Last Modified 1/23/14