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“The University of Texas at Arlington Planetarium” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington

Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington
700 Planetarium Place, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019
(817) 272-1183
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Ranked #12 of 26 Attractions in Arlington
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums
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Princeton, New Jersey
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10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“The University of Texas at Arlington Planetarium”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you are looking for interesting things to do in Arlington and have run out of stadium tours try something a little different. The planetarium is run by the college and not only does shows but an instructor speaks to the audience and gives you a little learning along with the show. There is also a roller coaster simulation they do that is way cool. Great for kids.

Visited January 2013
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Grandparents and Children Enjoyed It”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The planetarium is a very worthwhile and enjoyable excursion. It is well organized and easily understandable. You are provided with a wealth of information, but in an easily digestible manner. The light show is worth seeing.

Visited December 2012
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Arlington, Texas
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“Don't waste your time or money”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

If you are planning to go to the Planetarium @ UTA, make other plans. The seats are very uncomfortable and I hurt for a couple of days after going. You have to twist and turn all around to see what is being presented. The speaker does not repeat audience questions asked so you have no clue what he is answering.The film we saw was highly disappointing as it was more of a drawing rather than real photography. In today's age of technology, that is indeed sad. The parking is expenses and I, for one, will not be returning.

Visited September 2012
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