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Address: Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555
Phone Number: 330 941-1370
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Jewel of the Youngstown area

Such a great resource! Staff is very knowledgeable. Shows are always free - get there about 10 minutes early because the doors close at showtime. Public shows each Fri/Sat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Hubbard, Ohio
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Hubbard, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Such a great resource! Staff is very knowledgeable. Shows are always free - get there about 10 minutes early because the doors close at showtime. Public shows each Fri/Sat. We've been there for weekly shows as well as the Laser show they hold yearly.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

During the school year, the Planetarium puts on free shows for the public, usually on Friday and Saturday nights. You have to arrive on time as they lock the doors when the show is scheduled to start. The shows are really very good, and the planetarium at YSU is one of the only in NE Ohio. It has also been... More 

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Canfield, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Visit here and be amazed by the sights and professionalism of the staff. A fun place to visit with the family kids love it

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canfield
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This really isn't going to hold anyones attention, let alone a child. I have done it twice with boy scouts. Kinda boring

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