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Russell C Davis Planetarium

201 East Pascagoula Street, Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 960-1550
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Ranked #28 of 42 Attractions in Jackson
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: Be wowed by giant stars, glowing planets and distant galaxies all shown on a giant wrap-around screen at this engaging planetarium, one of the largest... more » Owner description: Be wowed by giant stars, glowing planets and distant galaxies all shown on a giant wrap-around screen at this engaging planetarium, one of the largest in the South. « less
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English first
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135 reviews 135 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had a good time with the kids watching a movie here. The facilities could use some updating, but overall we had a great time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

This was a terrible experience.they only took cash or checks, the man showing the movie was rude, the film was awful and there was nothing to see besides an inaccurate model of the solar system. The girl at the desk was nice, but that was the only positive I can say about it. They can do so much better! This... More

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Mississippi
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

This place could be a cool thing to do if they would put a little money into the place to renovate it. It is looking worn out. It would be awesome if they would add imax. Parking is really hard to come by now that the new convention center is there.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

The show was educational, but technology has come a long way since this planetarium was built and it doesn't seem to have kept up with the times. The staff were friendly and accomodating.

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Natchez
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13 reviews 13 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

This was my first time to the Planetarium. While it seems a little dated it was still a great trip. We came to watch the Wild Ocean movie. The staff was very nice and the movie screen was cool to see.

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Brandon, Mississippi
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

I love the experience of the planetarium. It is great for a rainy afternoon when the kids want something to do!

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Jackson, Mississippi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

This sky show (New Horizons about Pluto) was so outdated and boring that we fell asleep. The graphics from this film looked like they were from the 80's. The only interesting thing was the sky, and it was more of a filler than the program itself. If you are going to see something, make it one of the films.

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Jackson, MS
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

It's a regular everyday planetarium, but things there are a little dated. Still worth a visit though!

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toody703
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

It's kind of an older planetarium, but sometimes newer isn't always better. Go on an evening when they are showing the night sky. Your kids will enjoy it.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011 via mobile

We went to see hurricane on the bayou and really enjoyed it. The film was interesting, the staff friendly and everything very clean and tidy. Had a great time!

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