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Clark Planetarium

110 South 400 West Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums, Museums
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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We came upon the planetarium while walking around town and it was nice. We went to an IMAX movie about pandas and it was really cute. They have a fully stocked get shop too.

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Great Falls, Montana
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

From the moment I stepped inside the building I was enthralled! We walked around all of the 'hand's on' attractions and took in a show at the Hansen Dome Theater. We interacted with the theater staff prior to the show starting and was impressed by their knowledge of the subject matter! We came back later the same day to take... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We go as frequently as possible, especially when there is a new show. Exhibits are always fun. We are members so shows are included in the membership.

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Wild Western Wyoming
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176 reviews 176 reviews
18 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Admission to the exhibits is free. While some of the exhibits are not state of the art and over the top entertaining, we enjoy the laser shows and the IMAX movies and have seen several of them (The Lemurs IMAX entertained early elementary kids, teens, and adults.) If you're in the area looking for something inexpensive, this is a good... More

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Ogden, Utah
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99 reviews 99 reviews
14 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Wow, there's some tough critics on this place; true, if you're a scientist or semi-pro star guy, you might not learn much, but your spouse and kids will. Or, if you still get fascinated with God's creation of a huge universe, with nebula that actually look like other things, you can gawk with fascination at the still shots of space... More

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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183 reviews 183 reviews
46 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The museum is interactive for kids, not adults. The gift shop has many interesting, educational toys. I did not see a movie because I was told the ones showing were for kids.

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Richmond, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was able to stop while visiting this area and visit the planetarium. It had quite a few exhibits. The area was somewhat dull and dingy looking......Not much of an eye catcher when you see the displays, The rooms looked antiquated and old...the only fun thing for kids was the steel ball exhibit where you get to send off a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I went after a work conference because that's what was open and walkable on a Sunday eve. I wanted to see one of the IMAX shows and this did not disappoint. The planetarium itself is small and really more oriented to kids under 6. Not sophisticated enough for older kids or adults. The gift shop was more interesting than the... More

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you are visiting Salt Lake with kids, or enjoy learning about astronomy, than this is your place. The exhibits and gift shop are free admission. Only the star shows and movies charge entrance fees, but there is plenty to do without that expense.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had a good time at the Planetarium. Entrance is free, ample parking available in the garage next to it. The exhibits explain the solar system, you can take photos of your family “on Mars” or “on the Moon”. We watched the show “Exploding Universe”, which was educational and interesting. It was shown in the dome theatre, after a short... More

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