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Experience the wonders of the night sky as never before with our fully digital star projection system. For more information about Planetarium shows and times, please visit our online calendar.

Daytime Shows
Tickets are required for all public planetarium presentations and are available at the Museum's admissions office. Free for members; $4 for non-members with paid Museum admission.

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  • August 28 - December 15
Wednesdays:
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
 
Fridays:
3:00 PM        Kids' Space Adventure
 
        Weekends:
        11:00 AM       Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
        Noon             Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket
        1:00 PM         Kids’ Space Adventure
        2:00 PM         What's Up
        3:00 PM         Your Cosmic Quest   
                      (en español los domingos, Spanish on Sundays)
 

 

Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars

Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars

This live presentation for families with children five years and under features a different topic every week. Come back again and again to learn about stars, planets, constellations, and more!

Run Time: 15 minutes

Age appropriateness: Families with young children

  

 Your Cosmic Quest

Your Cosmic Quest

Have you ever looked up into the sky and wondered what you were actually seeing? Have you ever wished you could ask questions about space and get immediate answers? Now you can in Your Cosmic Quest, a live presentation that explores the seasonal sky and is fueled by your questions and interests!

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age appropriateness: General audiences. Not recommended for children under 10.

 

What's Up

Start off this new program with a guided tour to our newly renovated observatory and take a look through our state-of-the-art telescopes. Then join us for an exciting, virtual journey through our Solar System in the Gladwin Planetarium. During this live presentation, we will be discussing recent astronomical news and discoveries!

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age Appropriatness: General audiences, not recommended for children under 10.

Note: This public show is different from the school group show of the same name. For more details, please contact Javier Rivera at (805) 682-4711, ext. 173

Kids' Space Adventure

 Kidís Space Adventure

Come and ask questions about space and the universe! Kid’s Space Adventure is an interactive live presentation where you can find answers about the planets, constellations, comets, asteroids, galaxies and much more!!

Run Time: 30 minutes

Age appropriateness: Families with children. Not Recommended for children under 5.

 

Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket

Join our two young star travelers on a journey that could only be dreamed of before. From the boiling surface of the Sun ot the icy rings of Saturn, children of all ages will be mesmerized by the incredible scenery in motion. Discover the wonder of discovery in The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket; perhaps you can discover ... the secret.

 

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age appropriateness: General audiences. Not recommended for children under 5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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