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Address: Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555
Phone Number: 330 941-1370
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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We love the planetarium. It is a fun, free and educational time for everyone. My kids age 12,10 and 8 all love going to see the stars.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We love the planetarium. It is a fun, free and educational time for everyone. My kids age 12,10 and 8 all love going to see the stars.

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Hubbard, Ohio
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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Ward Beecher Planetarium

Address: Address: Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555
Phone Number: 330 941-1370
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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