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Center for Earth & Space Science Education

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Address: 1400 E 5th St, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX 75798-3401
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+1 903-510-2312

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Wonderful afternoon visit

We really enjoyed all the films at the planetarium. We were also extremely surprised to find that Tuesday is dollar day so we got each film for one dollar. We stayed all afternoon... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super nice folks. Planetarium show was plodding. Exhibit small. Clean restrooms. May be more fun for young children.

Thank Konrad V
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed all the films at the planetarium. We were also extremely surprised to find that Tuesday is dollar day so we got each film for one dollar. We stayed all afternoon and saw four films. It only cost us four dollars each and films were great. I highly recommend this place

Thank Trumpetgenius
Canton, Texas
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed three amazing shows in the dome theatre. The attendants were super nice and helpful. The rock and gem collections was fabulous. The young man narrating the opening & closing of the films was very good. We are looking forward to visiting again.

Thank Donna B
Denton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

If your looking for something inexpensive to you can catch a short movie at the planitarium. They also have star gazing nights.

1 Thank Stephanie R
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This wasn't quite what we thought. We expected a full science museum type thing. There was one room with about 12 things to do. Mostly things to do with making noise and the science behind it. The "scream booth" was cool where you can see how loud you can scream. We were done in less than an hour. However we... More 

Thank nbw791
Tyler, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

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 

Thank ggof4
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

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. ;-)

Thank sandelion08
Tyler, Texas
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Reviewed 5 June 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.

Thank Dru C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

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

1 Thank amee921
Richardson, Texas
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Reviewed 17 January 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!

2 Thank MrsAdams3

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