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Address: 1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX
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Your kids will love this place

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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TYLER, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

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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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 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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Fort Worth, Texas
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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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Denison, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

With kids ages 9, 13, and 17 it can be difficult to find something we can all enjoy together and the CESSE has been the perfect place for us. There are about 5 different shows that run back to back each day. New shows are added each year. Once you pay, you can see as many of the shows as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We enjoyed the planetarium and the Da Vinci exhibit. The young lady with the exhibit was very well informed and seemed excited to show us the exhibits. We only had a few hours to stay, but you could spend almost all day here. The exhibition of Goodnight Rose City was OK. It was nice to see a local children's book... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This was a great stop for the family while we were in Tyler. The planetarium was excellent. Our family was very engaged and excited about the amazing Davinci exhibit also. The only issue we had was finding the building on campus. The physical address was not found in any of our GPS apps nor were there signs on campus to... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Yes we have been in planateriums all over the country..But my grandkids had not. They were 10 & 8 and love science..I was amazed at the wealth of information and looking up to the roof in comfortable chairs was astounding. We saw the Egyptian exibit and spent an hour just in the museum area..building things and being amazed. Also would... More 

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Address: Address: 1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler

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