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Fleischmann Planetarium

1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557
+1 775-784-4812
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They have some good shows that are well done and very informative and interesting. The exhibit... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
871wesr
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Interesting and free

The Fleishmann planetarium is easy access on U of N campus. Parking is free and easy to access. The... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
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Fleischmann Planetarium at the University of Nevada, Reno is Northern Nevada's Place for Space, featuring planetarium shows in a 60-seat Dome Theater, an Exhibit Hall, and a Science Store!
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“pink floyd” (7 reviews)
“space related” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557
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+1 775-784-4812
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

They have some good shows that are well done and very informative and interesting. The exhibit hall has some great meteor fragments on display, but is otherwise a bit sparse if you really want to explore and spend an afternoon or evening. It's kind of...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

The Fleishmann planetarium is easy access on U of N campus. Parking is free and easy to access. The walk thru is very easy and you can spend about a 1/2 hour to an hour in the museum. It is very interesting for all ages....More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Took kids to see a planetarium show while on vacation, we stopped here for a midday break from a road trip. Parking is directly across from location and a ramp leads right across to the planetarium entrance - great for accessibility. Staff was friendly and...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

While visiting in Reno we decided to check out the university planetarium and found a hidden treasure. The provide 7 different shows throughout the day with a variety of subjects, some of which are Legends of the Sky, Ice Worlds, and The Wall: Light Show....More

2  Thank Ron H
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This center is located on the University of Nevada Reno campus. There is covered parking adjacent to it. The displays focus on various bits of actual space materials donated by private collectors. There are hands on exhibits for kids and adults. The Planetarium shows change...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center was a fun place to visit. What impressed me most was the friendliness and courtesy of the staff. My family watched 2 brief movies in the theater - with the 2nd short being about the total solar eclipse on August...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Parking free in designated spots on UNR campus - West Stadium lot. Get pass inside to put in car. Exhibit hall free- very short time needed but super informative and fun. Movies in theater every couple of hours - those cost. We saw Robots Exploring...More

2  Thank Ally G
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

This is a neat place to take the kids, or all of us who never grew up and still have the imagination and fascination with space travel and all things Universe. Shows daily that both kids and adults will like including songs by Pink Floyd...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

This was a pretty good planetarium, nothing big or fancy, just a straightforward selection of daily shows, a learning an exploration area and gift shop. Staff was super friendly and helpful. Parking is free.

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

even if you are into planatariums, this place just is limp. i went there on free day. april 22. i had hoped they might have revived the place. but no such luck. i was out in 8 minutesMore

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Dan R, Manager at Fleischmann Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Thank you for your feedback! I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit; it sounds like you didn't have a chance to check out our hands-on activities or a new planetarium show in our Dome Theater, which has updated technology and seats. We invite...More

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sbudiman
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Dan R | Property representative |
Hi, the 11 am and noon shows are, yes!
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bj25301
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Dan R | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the inquiry! We are fully wheelchair-accessible, but scooters can be a tight fit in the theater so we usually recommend people park scooters and transfer to our seats when possible!
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1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557 (Parking in the area can be a bit tricky, but you should be able to find off-campus parking a few blocks away on Sierra Street; and there's a campus shuttle that can take you close to the... More
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