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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.

  • January 2 - April 31

 

Wednesdays:
3:00 PM        Your Cosmic Quest
                   
 
Fridays:
3:00 PM        Kids' Space Adventure
 
        Weekends:
        11:00 AM       Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
        Noon             Black Holes
        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 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 show 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).

 

 

Kids' Space Adventure

 Kidís Space Adventure

Come and ask questions about space and the universe! Kid’s Space Adventure is an interactive place 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).

 

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

 

 

Black Holes

Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of the black hole. Only now are we on the verge of understanding their true nature. What are they? How are they made? Is the earth in danger of being pulled into one? Discover the answers in our newest full-dome presentation “Black Holes.”

Run Time: 40 minutes

Age Appropriatness: General audiences, not recommended for children under 5.

 

 

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