Maps & Parking

Maps & Directions to the Planetarium

From Carlsbad, Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Orange County, San Diego Coastal, and other Beach Communities:

Take I-5 to California Route 78 East.
Take the Las Posas Road exit and turn right at the stop light.
Turn right again onto Las Posas Road. Las Posas Road crosses Mission Road; turn right onto Mission Road.
Palomar College will be on your Left. Enter on “Comet Circle East” – the planetarium is on the left (just past the Library).
From Escondido, Fallbrook, Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Riverside County, Temecula and San Diego Inland:
Take I-15 to California Route 78 West.
Take the Las Posas Road exit and turn right at the stop light.
Las Posas Road crosses Mission Road; turn right onto Mission Road.
Palomar College will be on your Left. Enter on “Comet Circle East” – the planetarium is on the left (just past the Library).

Campus Map & Parking Instructions

Please be aware that parking permits are required 24/7 at Palomar College

However for public planetarium shows on Friday evenings free parking is available in LOT 5 only

If you choose to park anywhere else on campus you must obtain a one-day parking permit ($5) at one of the self serve kiosks located in most lots.