We are excited to be hosting our annual fundraiser for education programs, the Mission Creek Soiree, on Saturday, May 18. For this special event, the Museum Backyard, Santa Barbara Gallery, Mammal Hall, and Bird Halls are temporarily closed to the public. The Museum will close early at 3:30 PM. But don't worry, there's plenty more to explore all over campus, including a sneak peek of our new dinosaur exhibit Prehistoric Forest!

Planetarium Shows - Weekdays

At the Museum

April 29, 2019 / 3:00 PM–3:40 PM

Mondays 3:00 PM - What’s Up
Get a close-up view of the sun through our state-of-the-art telescopes in the Palmer Observatory, then discuss the current night sky during a live interactive presentation in the Gladwin Planetarium.
Run Time: 40 minutes

Tuesdays 3:00 PM - Universe: User’s Guide
Blue Sky and red Sun: myths and false claims in astronomy. We will try to correct some misconceptions in astronomy and answer some popular questions including: Why is the sky blue?
Run Time: 40 minutes

Wednesdays 3:00 PM - Kids’ Space Adventure
You drive the show with your questions! Yearning to learn about space? Tap the expertise of our Astronomy presenters and drive the show with your questions during this live interactive presentation.
Run Time: 30 minutes

Thursdays 3:00 PM - Tales of the Maya Skies
Experience the interconnectedness of the universe in this full-dome movie about the role of astronomy in Maya culture. Narrated by Lila Downs.
Run Time: 35 minutes

Fridays 3:00 PM - Kids’ Space Adventure
You drive the show with your questions! Yearning to learn about space? Tap the expertise of our Astronomy presenters and drive the show with your questions during this live interactive presentation.
Run Time: 30 minutes

Related Exhibition: Space Sciences & Planetarium