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Clark Planetarium

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Address: 110 South 400 West Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone Number: 385-468-7827
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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For the money, this beats the NHM

This was a lot of fun and we were here for a long time. We did an Imax movie, though my kids were happy just doing the exhibits. There are bunch of hands on exhibits that are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This was a lot of fun and we were here for a long time. We did an Imax movie, though my kids were happy just doing the exhibits. There are bunch of hands on exhibits that are engaging. I have older and younger children. The older kids were fine walking around on their own and didn't beg to leave. If... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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283 reviews 283 reviews
161 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We walked here from Temple Square on the way back to our hotel. Good visit. Seems to be more applicable to visitors with children. Interesting exhibits for the children. Otherwise it is basically a movie theater providing planetarium exhibits, movies, IMAX, and other features; each for a separate fee. How many "movies" can you watch in a row? Area is... More 

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West Jordan, Utah
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This was our first visit to the Clark Planetarium. We drove and parked in the underground parking garage. If you buy something in the gift shop you get a $2 credit to the garage. We used our Salt Lake Connect Pass which I very much recommend especially if you can get it w/ groupon or the like. We went on... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

There is so much information and lots to learn. This is a must visit. Parking can be hard to find. Its in the downtown park of the city.

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Murray, Utah
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I must admit my visit to the Clark Planetarium left me nostalgic for the Hansen Planetarium, the former planetarium of SLC. The original planetarium had a much larger museum with a greater variety of space memorabilia however the new planetarium has several star theaters as well as at least one imax. The museum is free and the star shows are... More 

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UT
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Clark Planetarium still remains an excellent option for kids. Their shows in the Dome, as well as their IMAX shows are well worth watching. They continue getting new exhibits as well, which keeps the kids entertained. I wouldn't say this is an all day idea, but it is good to bring kids to for a few hours.

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Highland, California
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16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The Planetarium is a fascinating place to take your family to. We love the IMAX! The interactive exhibits provide a fun learning opportunity.

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Utah
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I took my 8 and 11 year daughters here on a saturday and we had a great time. Entry to the planetarium is free and there are interactive booths the kids can play around with for free. The two reasons we came here were for the IMAX and a show in the Hansen Dome. Both theaters charge money for the... More 

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Elko, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was my first time to visit this attraction and we had a blast! Loved the Madagascar movie on Lemurs plus I was super excited to visit the gift shop and look at many of the exhibits. We will definitely be back in the future!

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Abilene, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We bought the City Pass where you can visit several places with 1 ticket - saves a good bit of money! Worth the investment. Although we didn't see any of the show, the exhibits themselves were very interesting. We ourselves.

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