Annual Shows

Scheduled presentations of The Wonders of Physics and a Physics Fair are given on the UW-Madison campus for the general public in mid-February each year. Free tickets are recommended and are available after January 1st using the On-Line Ticket Form. Alternately, you may call (608) 262-2927 or e-mail The next public presentations of The Wonders of Physics are scheduled as follows:

Saturday February 8, 2020  1, 4, and 7 pm

Sunday February 9, 2020  1 and 4 pm

Saturday February 15, 2020  1, 4, and 7 pm

Sunday  February 16, 2020  1 and 4 pm

These presentations will be held in 2103 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Avenue, Madison, WI. The presentations last a bit over an hour and are suitable for all ages.

If you’ve already attended our show, please take a minute to fill out our survey and let us know what you thought! We are continually improving our shows to the the best that they can be and your feedback is vital to this process.

“Now he thinks science can be cool. He’s starting to look at how physics is around us everyday.”

“Shows that science is fun, and there are explanations to ‘magic’!”

“It brings to life how physics applies to everyday life and helps them to appreciate how studying and understanding the laws of physics enables us to accomplish new things.”

“I think that they have gained a better intuition of physics. They are all artistic children, but I think that physics is important to art as well.”

“This is great exposure to science for kids. It makes them excited to do more experiments. Thank you so much for offering it!”

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