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Northern Lights Centre

Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A 1C0, Canada
+1 867-536-7827
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Learned a Lot!

This was a very unexpected attraction for such a little town. The two movies were very informative... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sechelt, Canada
Amazing surround movie theatre with REAL Aurora

There are two half-hour films in this amazing center. The first is about space, our earth, our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cate I
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A 1C0, Canada
+1 867-536-7827
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a very unexpected attraction for such a little town. The two movies were very informative. Seating was very comfortable.

Thank MaureenH_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two half-hour films in this amazing center. The first is about space, our earth, our solar system, our oceans, etc. The second is all about aurora. It's just like watching them in real time, only warmer! This is what I miss about leaving...More

Thank Cate I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful planetarium in a place you wouldn't expect. They show two shows during your admission and if you have never seen the Northern lights this is the closest thing to it. The seats are reclined while you look at the roof to watch...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 22 September 2016

If you're travelling to the Yukon and Alaska in the summer, don't expect to see the Northern Lights. In June, the night skies go from dusk to dawn in about a 1/2 hour period around 3:00 a.m. so no chance to see those dancing lights....More

1  Thank Kate2535
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This agreat insight to the solar system i sure opened our eyes and to understand it and also the northen lights outstanding place

Thank haggi880
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A planetarium in a town of 1000 people? 5 degrees of awesome! Seats are WAY to comfortable after some wine ....... Gotta check this place out. And the features were cool too AND the staff are excellent . Way to go, IDAHO!

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Centre offers an innovative, computer animated display on the concave ceiling, on two subjects - the size of the universe and the Northern Lights phenomenon. Very well done and interesting. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Phillip L
Reviewed 27 August 2016

They provide a good show and it is a good way to spend an evening in Watson Lake and learn about the amazing Northern Lights

Thank James C
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great rainy day activity and enjoyabke for all ages. First movie was abiut sapce and quite accurate for the dark skies un thw yukon. Second video was about the northern lights and was really well done. i enjoyed how the director included his challenges of...More

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a true planetarium auditorium with chairs that lean back so you can watch the special show. We wanted to take our cameras inside so we could shoot photos of the ceiling and say we saw the northern lights but no photography is allowed...More

Thank Mary V
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20 March 2017|
Response from Kate2535 | Reviewed this property |
Check the website - it's been 5 years since we've been there,