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Clark Planetarium

110 South 400 West Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
385-468-7827
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums, Movie Theaters
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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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Savannah, Georgia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
51 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I spent a few hours here learning all about the solar system and universe and had a great time. It's small, but there are hands-on exhibits both upstairs and downstairs. It's a very informative place and you just can't beat the free admission price.

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We saw Hubble 3D, it was very interesting and beautifully done. The exhibits were all very interesting. I would recommend visiting the Planetarium to my family and friends and will most definitely return.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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161 reviews 161 reviews
78 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The admission to the Planetarium is free which is nice. Sure, it is not as big as you are probably used to, but they have several exhibits and a lot of hands on-acitivities for children. Our kids, 7 + 3, were not bored for one minute. The price for the IMAX movie is $7 which is reasonable, we found. We... More

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Tooele, Utah
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Staff are very helpful.. store downstairs where telescopes, books gift items can be purchased. Upstairs, IMAX theater where they show great documentaries... really life like. Various displays for hands on experience. Kids love it. Family oriented. Definitely recommend for learning experience.

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Los Angeles
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221 reviews 221 reviews
183 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had the Salt Lake pass and glad we did or we may have missed this. Came for the LEMUR movie which was quite good. Then looked around and REALLY did enjoy the exhibits. Look pictures of me and my husband on Mars and on the Moon. Learned about the planets upstairs with some really hard questions. Liked the faux... More

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UT
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The planetarium does get corwded at times, but their shows are definitely worth watching. The Dome has shows for any age, and light shows at night. We watched the Perfect Little Planet, and it kept the kids entertained the entire time. The introduction into what is happening in the current night sky before the show was a nice touch. Other... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Parking in the parking garage was very convenient. Free to come in and look around at all of the displays. We watched Island of the Lemurs in 3D. Family of 4 tickets were only $7 each. Snack bar was also reasonable, cheaper than your average theatre. Movie was 40 min. long which was perfect. Imax effect in 3D is cool.... More

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Ohio
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118 reviews 118 reviews
30 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Since we had some free time one evening in SLC, we stopped by Clark Planetarium. Its one of the few attractions that was open until 10pm (most things close by 6pm at the latest). We booked a 7pm IMAX movie. Since there was a little time before the movie, we wandered through the planetarium. It is basically for children. As... More

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