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Address: 1 College Street, Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA 30582
Phone Number: (706) 379-5195
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If you are visiting... this makes for a rainy day!

Can't think of anything to do on a rainy day! Go to the planetarium! Kids and adults will equally enjoy this experience!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
michelle u
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Hiawassee, Georgia
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Hiawassee, Georgia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Can't think of anything to do on a rainy day! Go to the planetarium! Kids and adults will equally enjoy this experience!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

First class planetarium. Reasonalbe admission price. Located on the college campus. Many programs set to music.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wish weather cooperated so we could go to observatory. Excellent moderator. Facility was clean and state of the art.

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Aalborg, Danmark
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Spent the evening of May 17 2013 here, a really great experience, 3D in a different way! The Chronos Space Simulator star projector showed us the starry sky above us, and how it would look at different times of the year

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Young Harris, Georgia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Young Harris College, nestled in the Enchanted Valley of North Georgia, has numerous entertainment options open to the public - to include the programs offered throughout the year at the Rollins Planetarium. Their programs are both educational and entertaining and will delight visitors of all ages. Special shows are provided at Christmas and when extraordinary celestial events are happening. The... More 

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We went with friends who had out-of-town guests on a very rainy Friday evening. Parking can be a problem if you've never been to the college before as there is a lot of construction taking place across the street from the planetarium. . There is adequate parking behind the planetarium and you can enter through the side entrance. For $3... More 

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Young Harris, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This should not be confused with a big time planetarium like the Adler in Chicago, but if you get a chance to catch an exhibit or show here do not miss it. The seating is very comfortable and the people in charge really know their stuff. The hands-on show for the transit of Venus across the face of the sun... More 

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Maine
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This was something different and fun to experience and it was on the campus at the Young Harris College. We would like to go back in the "usual season" to see more but overall it was a neat viewing. You can also view the stars in a powerful microscope afterwards but we had a hard time finding it. I will... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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65 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

if you want to have a cosmic experience, visit the planetarium. the experience is surreal and gives you that kind of funky out of body experience. If you are prone to motion sickness, wait to eat afterwards. Brothers restaurant stays open late and is a short drive away,

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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The Rollins Planetarium, at Young Harris College, is a great inexpensive family outing. They have commercially-prepared planetarium shows most Friday nights (check website for details) followed by star-gazing at their nearby observatory, weather-permitting. They now charge admission ($3 adult, $2 child), and the shows are very popular, so get there early! No advance ticket sales - first come, first served.... More 

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