Planetarium Location:

A labeled aerial photo (274k) is also available.


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View of Memorial HS from Gammon Rd

Memorial HS entrance for Planetarium

View of Pltm entrance from just inside the Memorial HS doors.

School Bus icon = bus loading and
unloading location
(bus not to scale).

MMSD Planetarium
James Madison Memorial High School
201 South Gammon Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717-1499
(608) 663-6102

Individuals and groups should enter through the Gammon Road entrance near the flag pole. Look for the planetarium sign by the curb. Come in the doors closest to the planetarium sign. (See photos to the right.) This entrance is wheelchair accessible. You may need to be buzzed in through these exterior doors via the intercom.

Once you are inside the building, the planetarium entrance is 50 feet straight ahead down the hallway on the right side.

A labeled aerial photo (274k) is also available for a more detailed view, including visitor parking.

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Visitor Parking for Cars

During the school day, if you come to the planetarium via cars, please park in the visitor parking spots closest to the south side of the building. See the labeled aerial photo (274k) for details. Enter through the Welcome Center to get a parking pass for your car. The Welcome Center can be found under the silver awning, under the word "School" in the big high school sign.


Getting to Memorial High School on Madison's South West side:

From the Beltline Highway (Hwys 12 & 14):

Take Highway 12/14 (the Beltline) to the Gammon Road exit,
Exit onto Gammon Road heading to the North,
(Left or Right will depend on your direction of travel on the beltline!)
go through three street lights (3rd stoplight is at Mineral Point Rd),
Memorial High School will be on the right,
turn into the FIRST driveway,
turn immediately to the left in front of the building.
The planetarium entrance (see photos to the right) is approximately 200 ft down this one-way drive.
Bus loading and unloading is by the planetarium sign.
Enter through the closest doors, and the planetarium will be 50 feet (15 m) ahead on the right.
Welcome to Memorial High School and the MMSD Planetarium!

A labeled aerial photo (274k) is also available for a more detailed view, including the location of our visitor parking.


For additional information, please contact:

Geoff Holt, Planetarium Director gholt@madison.k12.wi.us

MMSD Planetarium
James Madison Memorial High School
201 South Gammon Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717
Phone: (608) 663-6102
FAX: (608) 442-2203