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University of Saskatchewan Observatory

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Planetarium visit

Just spent an hour or so at the U of S planetarium with my wife and 4 yr old son..been wanting to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andrew t
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Step back in time

This is a wonderful place to experience both some history of the U of S and an opportunity to see... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
tnicolle2017
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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 weeks ago
“Planetarium visit”
30 Aug 2018
“Step back in time”
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1 Block North of College Drive and Wiggins Avenue | On U Of S Campus, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent an hour or so at the U of S planetarium with my wife and 4 yr old son..been wanting to do this for while and we are so glad we did. Through the telescope we got to see the Moon in all its...More

Thank andrew t
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is a wonderful place to experience both some history of the U of S and an opportunity to see the stars. This is one of the oldest buildings on campus, and it has a wonderful old world feel. Loved our evening there, and our...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you can see all different stars up in ths obervatory part and they tell you what to look for. For example i saw haleys comet

Thank reneeprok
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A great place to open the minds of children. We always enjoy our visits to the U of S Observatory , the staff are always friendly and informative.

Thank kenserviss
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We took advantage of the Saturday night open house and very glad we did. It is worth checking out and something you can do on a date night.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Out of the blue, on an unusually warm November evening, we came here with our kids age 5,7,9. Turns out it was the same idea that many others had and there was quite a long line up to take a brief look through the telescope....More

Thank Canada321
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Staffed by volunteers, you'll be treated to a bit of local history (like how the time was published for the province from this location) and an overview of what you'll see that evening. A very underrated and easily accessible and fun family learning experience. Summer...More

Thank scott m
Reviewed 30 March 2016

It's very unusual to find an observatory so close to the center of a bustling city, and the university do indeed run another facility way out of town. But the on-site observatory is a great place to get a look at the stars and planets...More

Thank XanderRichards
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I have a huge interest in the stars, planets and our skies. I found this place interesting and very informative but it was too confined for me. There wasn't any room to move around. There hours are very few and far between. There is a...More

Thank Parker & Shelly R
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Sad but only Saturday's is this place open. The staff here are so happy and will tell you what will be playing etc its family fun . If you go into the basement there is a small area with displays etc giving you a mini...More

Thank Marie J
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