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Address: 201 East Pascagoula Street, Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Number: (601) 960-1550
Description: Be wowed by giant stars, glowing planets and distant galaxies all shown on...
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.
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Ok but less than i expected

Took my grand kids, the show we went to watch was having problems so we watched the other program they were offering. also they do not take credit cards, not a problem for me but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
John P
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Pearl, Mississippi
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Pearl, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Took my grand kids, the show we went to watch was having problems so we watched the other program they were offering. also they do not take credit cards, not a problem for me but the couple behind me said they did not and had to run down the street to a ATM. but overall and ok time.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I went here for a child's birthday party. The place really needs updating; it kinds of reminds me of a cross between an old movie theater and a bowling alley. I think the kids had a good time and the movie we viewed was the kind of hokey that made it amusing and enjoyable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

But the film we saw was awful. I wanna go to the planetarium to see stars. I feel like they sold out by trying to be IMAX. However, I will go back in search of seeing things more sky related.

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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

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
19 helpful votes 19 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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