Child-proofed: Gladwin Planetarium

As summer approaches and clear skies are more frequent, there’s no better time to visit the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s Gladwin Planetarium. The planetarium’s Digistar 3 SP full-dome digital projection system provides a top-of-the-line tour through the galaxy during the following programs:

Exploring the Spring Sky

Fridays at 3 p.m.

Saturdays at 1 and 3 p.m.

Sundays at 1 p.m.

Cosmic Safari

Saturdays at 2 p.m.

Sundays at 2 p.m.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Wednesdays at 3 p.m.

Saturdays at noon.

Sundays at noon.

For a complete planetarium schedule, including toddler classes and Spanish tours, visit


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