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Address: 1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX
Phone Number: 9035102312
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Fun, even for adults!

My husband and I came to Tyler mostly to go to Tiger Creek, but I saw this on Trip Advisor and wanted to try it out. My husband was skeptical and said, "Plantitariums are for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
MrsAdams3
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Richardson, Texas
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Richardson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Tyler mostly to go to Tiger Creek, but I saw this on Trip Advisor and wanted to try it out. My husband was skeptical and said, "Plantitariums are for kids." Well, we went for the "Dark Universe" show and we both enjoyed it! I think it's great for kids and adults!

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Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This would be great to take your kids. What we did was have a double date night here instead of going to a movie to shake things up. We went to the laser lights show, which wasn't that great. However we saw previews of some of their other programs, and we're really excited to go back. It's a small theater... More 

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2 Thank LauraDenae
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Such a pleasure to spend time I the exhibits. Lots of hands on for kids. The movie was great in the round. We were the only ones there so got the best seats and got to ask all kinds of questions about the sky and constellations after the movie. The college kids working the movie were super nice and knowledgeable... More 

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2 Thank Tanya G
Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was so pleasantly surprised! I have lived in the area for 4 years, and never heard anyone mention this, and I don't understand why. (Maybe the name throws people off - it sounds so scholarly!) I went with a school group of 3rd graders, and look forward to returning with family. I have been to many big-city science museums... More 

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2 Thank NancyTtheonly
TYLER, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My kids love going here! It's so educational and fun! After watching a video in the dome you can go do hands on things relating to the video you watched.

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Whitehouse, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This out of the way museum is a great place to spend a few hours, especially for children. We were surprised to see the impressive movie theater that shows different movies throughout the day. The exhibits were a little on the slim side, in fact you can see virtually every exhibits in less than one hour, hopefully there are plans... More 

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6 Thank John R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Visited today on spring break with the kids age 9 and 12. Wasn't our first choice but looking for something inside because of the weather. Quite unexpected and everyone had a great time with the experiments and the shows. Glad we went! Great value too.

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7 Thank missynbtx
Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I grew up coming here on school field trips. It has been expanded and remodeled and is truly a treasure of a museum for our size city. Love to lean back in the chairs and let the stars soar overhead.

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6 Thank shetex
Fort Worth, Texas
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had our second visit to CESSE (the Planetarium) for the Valentine Day "Love Under The Stars". There is no way to make it too superlative. What a wonderful experience, and the Staff are so nice, accommodating and gracious! This was a couples only event to celebrate the history of the lore of Love Under the Stars.

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5 Thank Joe S
Denison, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This exhibit was fantastic at both Discovery Science Place and CESSE. Movies in the dome at CESSE a plus; very fun and informative too.

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