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Clark Planetarium

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Address: 110 S 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1145
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It is a Planetarium... Fun, but only once for a few hours

There is a lot for kids to do as far as interactive displays and cool light shows/educational videos. Adults like it too, but probably not more than once for a few hours. In the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Reinig M
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Willard
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits downstairs are free. There are a variety of cosmos type movies to watch in the Hansen Dome and there is also an IMAX theater. It's a fun experience and a great option to take a load of your feet, but be careful not to get too relaxed in the dome theater, I fell asleep.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot for kids to do as far as interactive displays and cool light shows/educational videos. Adults like it too, but probably not more than once for a few hours. In the gateway mall which is a plus.

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1 Thank Reinig M
AmyCO1985, Public Relations Manager at Clark Planetarium, responded to this review

Hi there Reinig M and thanks for your review. Since we've been under construction for the past year, it's definitely made it a little bit difficult to enjoy the planetarium for much longer than a couple of hours, although most of the time our patrons come back many times a year to enjoy the experience over and over again. When... More 

Roseburg, Oregon
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65 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to see the IMAX which was great but the rest of the museum was under construction. No mention of this was made on the website so we were disappointed.

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AmyCO1985, Public Relations Manager at Clark Planetarium, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie B, I'm very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit to the Planetarium, since it is under construction. We have tried very hard to communicate our construction to the public via our web site, where we have kept a permanently (until the project is complete) placed top-of-page banner, and side bar notification about the status of... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the planetarium is under construction I went to catch a show at the imax theater. It offered a nice break from the sun and heat outside. Allow yourself about an hour to get there, buy your ticket, and wait for the theater to open. Shows were running about 45 minutes long. I'm sure when their renovations are done this... More 

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Taylorsville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I took my 14, 15 and 19 year old sons. They loved it. The light show set to music was great! Will definitely go again.

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1 Thank sunnie12016
AmyCO1985, Public Relations Manager at Clark Planetarium, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a great time and that your sons enjoyed the show! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We saw a great show. The hostess was very knowledgable and presented well. The display areas outside the actual planetarium were under construction, so the displays were very limited. It was still worth the trip.

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1 Thank Adoetsch
AmyCO1985, Public Relations Manager at Clark Planetarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Adoetsch. Hopefully you'll be able to come back and see us again after our renovation is complete. We're glad you had a good time despite the construction! More 

Layton, Utah
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This planetarium is perfect for curious minds. Grab a snack at the concessions and catch a science related Imax or cosmic laser show in the awesome dome. Or, check out the free interactive activities for all ages. You can even walk on the moon or Mars! (It's under construction at the moment) Watch in awe at the three story audio-kinectic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The gift shop is almost as most fun as the 3D screen. They always have wonderful movies and part of the Planetarium is free.

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1 Thank Connie N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Love going to Clark Planetarium. So fun for all ages! The variety interactive areas that you can feel like you are walking on the moon or reaching from the stars.

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1 Thank 639lorit
AmyCO1985, Public Relations Manager at Clark Planetarium, responded to this review

Thank you 639lorit, for your awesome review! Soon our construction will be over and we will have even more interactive exhibits for you to enjoy. Hope to see you this Fall when it's all said and done! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The planetarium is not to big. Currently under construction. What is left are two cinemas and a few arcade like exhibitions. You only pay for the cinema. We saw two shows. If the time schedule of the shows had been more close together we might have seen more. Shows were good (ultimate universe and national parks). I sincerely doubt however... More 

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AmyCO1985, Public Relations Manager at Clark Planetarium, responded to this review

Hi there rometrips. Thank you for your review of the Clark Planetarium. I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your experience. You are correct that we are currently under construction. I was a bit surprised to hear that you felt there was a significant amount of time between shows; our IMAX shows are approximately 40-45 minutes in length... More 

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