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Edge of Darkness

We recently saw a showing of the Edge of Darkness at the Burke Baker Planetarium. We arrive about... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Houston, Texas
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Very good video and audio

Functions start every 30 minutes. Goods programs, very good video and very good audio. It is... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2017
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Mar 20, 2018
“Short space film”
Aug 19, 2017
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1 Hermann Circle Dr, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX 77030-1749
The Museum District
+1 713-639-4629
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

This planetarium is about what you'd expect. We watched a somewhat interesting, yet informative 25 min film on black holes. The graphics seemed a bit dated and the space was quite warm on a hot day. It was a fun little thing to do, but...More

Thank Amber K
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

The shows were nice, but nothing too spectacular. My expectations were higher, but it may have been a problem with the show that we picked. The seating was quite comfortable and the visuals were very good.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We just watched one movie due to limited time available, but I can say the quality is amazing both by the fact the content is up to date and also very well constructed. I would definitely visit again and watch all of them.

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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We recently saw a showing of the Edge of Darkness at the Burke Baker Planetarium. We arrive about 15 minutes before the showing to purchase our tickets ($9/adult) and wait for the doors to open. The process was very easy and the staff was friendly...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

We drove up from Corpus after talking to someone at the planetarium about what time the first showing was and making sure it was going to be the one we wanted to see (after having read a review that you need to ask because its...More

Thank pmiller2
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Functions start every 30 minutes. Goods programs, very good video and very good audio. It is right next to the Museum of Natural Science so you can visit both the same day.

Thank HCC77
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

We are starting at the planetarium since we just flew in today. We caught two shows and it was a great way to kick of the adventure. Stunning visuals for both shows. Highly recommend catching a show if your in the area.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

My whole family loved it we saw starry night express. We had teens a six year old and two 18 Month old babies they all loved it. The babies sat In our laps.

Thank Saltwatergirl82
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

You may to plan this trip in advance and decide which show you want to watch. We showed up and had to go for our second best pick as our first pick required us to wait for 3 hours. Nevertheless worth the trip combined with...More

Thank fiaz u
Reviewed August 11, 2016

The recently renovated planetarium now has very comfortable stadium style seating and ultra high resolution shows that will just blow you away. Today was my first trip back the planetarium since the renovation was completed and I was more than pleasantly surprised. The quality of...More

Thank Larry G
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