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All Members Receive:

  • Free admission to regular public shows
  • Monthly newsletter and program calendar
  • Discount on tickets to select special events and workshops
  • Invitations to special private previews of new shows and member celebrations

Note: Family members receive discounts on kids programming such as Cosmic Explorer workshops and summer camps.


    Image of space and satellite on domeAnnual Membership Levels:

    $35: Individual Membership
    Note: $20 for UofL affiliates

    $75: Family Membership - 2 Adults/4 Children 18 and younger, who are related to the adults 
    Note: $40 for UofL affiliates/$50 for K-12 educators (Educators: please note on the payment form you are an educator. Scan ID and email to planet"at" or fax to 502.852/0831.)


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    Contact information:
    University of Louisville
    Louisville, KY 40292

    The Next Generation Connection

    Innovation. Ideation. Education.

    Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, the new next generation connection, inspires learners and leaders to think innovatively and creatively. The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium's next generation dome transforms the science education experience with full-dome, immersive visualizations that bring complex and difficult science concepts to life.

    Virtual journeys from below the earth's surface to the edge of the known universe inspire and excite learners of all ages. Customized programs address the 2013 Next Generation Science Standards with information that can be easily absorbed and understood by next generation learners. Immediate access to live, streaming satellite data allows the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium to offer cutting-edge, relevant programming for years to come.

    Your support is essential to ensure the University of Louisville's Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium remains a world-class visualization tool in our world-class city.

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    Contact information:
    Jonathan Israel
    Development Office
    University of Louisville
    Louisville, KY 40292