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TAMIU Planetarium

Address: 5201 University Blvd, Laredo, TX 78041
Phone Number: (956) 326-DOME (3663)
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Ranked #4 of 9 Attractions in Laredo
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums, Museums
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Type: Observatories/ Planetariums, Museums

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Laredo, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Before this planetarium we would have to go to Houston, TX to view this films. Watching the movies in a half-dome screen is truly an awesome experience!!

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Laredo, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

This is one of the most interesting places in Laredo, Texas. They are film nights like The Egyptian pyramids, Zula Patrol: Down to Earth, Lamps of Atlantis, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon". It is a wonderful, educational explanation of planets, stars, and constellations. My children were fascinated by the show. The staff are courteous, pleasant, and helpful.... More 

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Older kids (school aged) will really enjoy the experience and learn from it. It is too much for many children under 5.

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Laredo, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Loved the universe and "7 Wonders of the World". And it was in Spanish. Beautiful.

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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Awesome hi-tech 3D entertainment for the whole family

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Laredo, Texas
1 review
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2006

Laredo visitors are talking about the new Planetarium at the Texas A&M International University campus. The building itself, a pyramid-shaped glass structure, is quite impressive. The facility offers shows for the entire family and boasts one of only seven Digistar-3 systems in the nation. This high-tech equipment allows for the projection of incredible images on the planetarium dome. Shows range... More 

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