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Fleischmann Planetarium

1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557
+1 775-784-4812
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Not what I expected

Small planetarium. $8.00 is per presentation. I did nit find the sundial outside. I will not return.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
liccycruz
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Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
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Pathetic

I haven't been here for about 25 years and will not go back. If it was free it would be worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John L
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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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!
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small planetarium. $8.00 is per presentation. I did nit find the sundial outside. I will not return.

Thank liccycruz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been here for about 25 years and will not go back. If it was free it would be worth the price of admission.The displays are pathetic. Some models of our solar system and some pieces of meteorites and the shows are a joke,...More

Thank John L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are several different shows. Planets, the stars and the human body are just three. Real nice graphics and it’s well narrated. Not sure how old it is but it might be ready for some updates. Also I thought it would be much larger

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Back in the 1970's I visited here a few times. Coming here now, I'm not sure it has changed. We stopped in to see a show & look around. The shows are on the hour and there are several different ones each day. The one...More

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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

2  Thank 871wesr
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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

1  Thank SCHIRMGIRL
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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

1  Thank Joanne M
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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

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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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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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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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