Moon Over Monona Terrace


Thank you for your interest in attending Moon Over Monona Terrace!  We will be moving the event inside tonight due to cloud cover. Although we are unable to view the moon and stars through telescopes, please still plan to join us for astronomical fun and learning! Don’t forget to register on Eventbrite for your free ticket.


* NASA moon rock and meteorites

* Kids fun zone with games, crafts and prizes!

* UW Space Place scavenger hunt

* Family friendly presentations in the lecture hall

* Hands on learning with the Madison Astronomical Society


Friday, April 28, 2017 7:30-9:30PM
Doors Open at 7PM

William T. Evjue Rooftop Gardens, Monona Terrace

Young and old alike are invited to the Monona Terrace rooftop to see the moon and other celestial objects through a variety of different telescopes provided by the Madison Astronomical Society. New this year, NASA will be bringing a MOON ROCK for viewing from the Apollo 15 mission, as well as meteorite samples! Other activities include short, kid-friendly presentations about the moon, plus a kids’ fun zone with educational games and prizes!

FREE ticket required for admission.

Tickets are available on:


Tickets are subject to venue capacity and are issued on a first come first serve basis. There is a limit of 10 tickets per patron. If not sold out, tickets will be available at the event starting at 7pm. Reserved tickets not claimed by 8pm on the evening of the event will be distributed to standby patrons. Ticket patrons will be notified via email if event is cancelled due to visibility.

In the case of inclement weather, please call 608.261.4000 after 5 p.m. the day of the event for cancellation information.

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