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Abrams Planetarium

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Address: Shaw Lane and Science Road, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone Number: 517-355-4676 17) 355-4676 517-355-4676
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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impressive star show

Shows change frequently and are both informative and entertaining. Good for kids. The lobby has some interesting exhibits.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Old Fort, North Carolina
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Old Fort, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Shows change frequently and are both informative and entertaining. Good for kids. The lobby has some interesting exhibits.

Thank NCactuary
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Showed up at 1:30pm on a Friday and asked to purchase tickets for two adults. The clerk said 'no, unless you're with the school, it's only open to schools during the week' So beware, if you're here during the week, and not affiliated with a school, this planetarium is off limits to folks interested in astronomy. Real bummer! Was so... More 

2 Thank Alicia R
Mason, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have been several times in my youth and again now with my children. Excellent for field trips and Scouts. They usually have a special experience during be a tourist in your own town. And of course they have astronaut ice cream. Always a delight

Thank Samantha V
East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

My first visit to Abrams Planetarium was many years ago and it has not lost its luster. The facility has been well-maintained and is as awe-inspiring as ever. The views of the Universe have been enhanced by modern digital technology and computer graphics. The accompanying music greatly adds to the overall viewing experience.

Thank Patrick L
East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

We have been frequenting the planetarium since I was a small child. The wonders of the stars, broadcast in a cool, dark room. Come to campus, get ice cream, see the stars!! Go green!!

Thank Shannon M
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015

a great planetarium with top notch projection. offers changing shows and comfortable seats. if only they would pump up the support displays in the lobby it would be 5 stars!

Thank sarahsinfo
East Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a great attraction to visit. The presentions are always informative! The black light gallery ready for viewing while waiting to enter the seating area is also intriguing.

Thank MaryJo0424
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

I took my 9 year old son here and we saw an evening show. Really fantastic show; exciting, educational, and fun!

Thank feminist
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've looking forward to taking the kids to the planetarium and flying through the start sky and Milky Way. That must be too old school because after a brief token find the North Star and such we were whisked on a psychedelic tumble of loopy loops that made you feel like you were falling and my kids aged 4 and... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2015

Came with a group of 5 adults. Small atrium with some interesting things to look at before the show. The show was entertaining and great value for $4 per person. Parking is free. Highly recommend.

1 Thank tkbrady

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