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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 - 10:00 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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Free entrance to worthwhile and educational exhibits.

We arrived at the planetarium right at opening time. We got parking in the parking garage right next to it, so we could step right into the planetarium. (The parking is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We arrived at the planetarium right at opening time. We got parking in the parking garage right next to it, so we could step right into the planetarium. (The parking is validated, but in this case, it only means you get a discount on parking--it is not free. However, it was reasonable--we paid around $4 for about 4+ hours of... More 

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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We only came for the IMAX, so can't really comment on the rest of what's there. Wish we had more time and the patience of someone in our group, but we were on the move. We saw the Humpback Whales movie which was decent. Better than other nature IMAX movies we've seen. I'd say the biggest hit for the planetarium... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This place is on the rail line so really accessible. The planetarium and science exhibits are high quality, more than I admittedly expected for a city this size. Have dinner nearby and spend an hour or two with your kid here for a nice evening.

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West Yellowstone, Montana
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very enjoyable and while mainly targeting children with hands on displays even adults will find it a pleasant time. Also has movie theaters and the ever present gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Kids and adults enjoyed the exhibits and hands on whimsical displays. We were there too late for any show but still had a good time for 2 hours. It's so close to the Children's museum and we went after the museum is closed. The best of all, it's free to get in.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great displays and presentations. Fun for young and old. Arrive early for star shows as they sale out quickly. Seats are comfortable and the access is great for healthy and handicapped (me). Underground parking with validations available. Gift and product shop is crowded and the pricing is WAY TO HIGH. Enjoy!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great planetarium and IMAX shows Also really nice exhibits and a fun gift and hobby shop. Covered parking is a real plus, especially in snowy or cold winter months.

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Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I love coming here to wander. I come here several times a year. With a good amount to look at, a neat shop, a variety of movies and presentations, this is a fine place to go. Kid friendly, too.

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Wonderful place to spend the day with kids learning and having fun. Shopping nearby and a movie theater if the weather is not cooperating that day. Many food options too. Salt Lake is a very accessible city and easy to get around.

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Roy, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Ugh, such high expectations given Salt Lake City Comic Con and all it's really just and IMAX with a small gimmicky souvenir shop with small not well laid-out displays, don't waste your time of the food offerings (Note to staff: try something healthy). Laser show was worthless for an otherwise space themed museum? (Call NASA for help or advise). My... More 

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AmyCO1985, Public Relations Manager at Clark Planetarium, responded to this review

Hi there 1inUtah, I'm sorry you were disappointed with the planetarium and that we did not meet your expectations, though we are not affiliated with Comic Con and do not have the funding that that particular group has to pull off the same types of events and presentations. While we do have an IMAX theatre where you can see one... More 

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Additional Information about Clark Planetarium

Address: 110 South 400 West Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone Number: 385-468-7827
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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