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Address: 1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX
Phone Number: 9035102312
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Super cool for all ages

We took our 5 yr old grandson to see the Astronaut movie. He was so amazed that the movie was all around him and over his head. It was truly a "moving" experience and an awesome... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Tyler, Texas
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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took our 5 yr old grandson to see the Astronaut movie. He was so amazed that the movie was all around him and over his head. It was truly a "moving" experience and an awesome movie for all ages. After the movie finished, the young man told us he would give us a special treat - a study of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SUPER COOL! (If you listen to The Ticket in Dallas you probably thought I was going to say something else.) This was my first visit to a planetarium. Besides being educational, cool and fun..it was also like being in an episode of Big Bang Theory only my boyfriend didn't take me to the comic store afterwards. ;-)

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This place never disappoints. We love the museum and the planetarium and visit frequently with family. Kids love it. It is so nice to have a planetarium in the area. We will continue to support it. VERY fun place, and educational.

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Arp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

My 6 year old at the time loved the video they were showing. It was fun to watch a movie on the ceiling.

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Richardson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came to Tyler mostly to go to Tiger Creek, but I saw this on Trip Advisor and wanted to try it out. My husband was skeptical and said, "Plantitariums are for kids." Well, we went for the "Dark Universe" show and we both enjoyed it! I think it's great for kids and adults!

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Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This would be great to take your kids. What we did was have a double date night here instead of going to a movie to shake things up. We went to the laser lights show, which wasn't that great. However we saw previews of some of their other programs, and we're really excited to go back. It's a small theater... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Such a pleasure to spend time I the exhibits. Lots of hands on for kids. The movie was great in the round. We were the only ones there so got the best seats and got to ask all kinds of questions about the sky and constellations after the movie. The college kids working the movie were super nice and knowledgeable... More 

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was so pleasantly surprised! I have lived in the area for 4 years, and never heard anyone mention this, and I don't understand why. (Maybe the name throws people off - it sounds so scholarly!) I went with a school group of 3rd graders, and look forward to returning with family. I have been to many big-city science museums... More 

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TYLER, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My kids love going here! It's so educational and fun! After watching a video in the dome you can go do hands on things relating to the video you watched.

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Whitehouse, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This out of the way museum is a great place to spend a few hours, especially for children. We were surprised to see the impressive movie theater that shows different movies throughout the day. The exhibits were a little on the slim side, in fact you can see virtually every exhibits in less than one hour, hopefully there are plans... More 

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