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Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium

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Address: 26000 Southeast Stark Street, Gresham, OR 97030
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+1 503-491-7297

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The room could definitely use some updating. We had a little difficulty finding the planetarium so we didn't have ideal seats but they were falling apart. The presentation was... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Lisette P
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The room could definitely use some updating. We had a little difficulty finding the planetarium so we didn't have ideal seats but they were falling apart. The presentation was very interesting.

Thank Lisette P
Gresham, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Sit under the stars in the planetarium as the speaker describes the different stars and planets. I have gone there since I was a kid.

Thank adventurewoman2011
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is great and so fun to view. The planets and stars aregreat to see and the size of the place is great. the knowledge is wonderful too!

Thank jo v
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We attended a planetarium show here and really enjoyed the presentation. I am pretty sure it was only around $2 and at that price, we will likely do it again.

1 Thank ValuQueen
Gresham, Oregon
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7 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2015

MHCC Planetarium is run by very knowledgeable and fun people. It is smaller than some which makes it more enjoyable.

Thank Bob M
Federal Way
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This is a great way to spend an evening, especially during the dark, rainy evenings of winter. We've gone several times. The program is entertaining, you learn a lot, and the price can't be beat. It's especially cool with the new projector.

Thank E K
Gresham, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Loved the movie, free popcorn, free drink - non alcoholic, and efficient. One thing they could do is advertise more thoroughly, get the word out. When asking for donations, put up a sign what it's for.

1 Thank victoria f
Gresham, Oregon
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

The planetarium show is a well presented and awe inspiring program, with the exception that they think the Universe is about 14 billion year old, instead of the more accurate 6000. It's a good way to get acquainted with the wonders of the universe, provided you explain to your children before you go that the billions of years they talk... More 

7 Thank Bob M
Gresham, Oregon
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Nice place to become familiar with the stars and constellations we are not able to see very well in our light polluted skies. l

1 Thank Dan O
Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

A Spring Comet and Highlights of the Spring Sky presentation was wonderful. Presented in a way even us simple folks could understand :)

Thank LLP1957

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