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Fiske Planetarium

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Address: Regent Dr At Kittredge Loop, Boulder, CO 80309-0001
Phone Number: +1 303-492-5002
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Sun 12:00 - 17:30
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Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri 09:00 - 23:45
Sat 13:00 - 23:45
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Over 25,000 visitors a year gaze at the stars and learn about astronomy and...

Over 25,000 visitors a year gaze at the stars and learn about astronomy and space science at this Colorado University planetarium, which offers workshops, shows and hands-on activities. The Fiske's newest exhibit showcases findings from the Hubble Space Telescope.

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you can go here for any astronomical event; they are so nice to everyone, extremely accommodating. I have seen meteors, and the asteroids that collided with Jupiter ages ago... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you can go here for any astronomical event; they are so nice to everyone, extremely accommodating. I have seen meteors, and the asteroids that collided with Jupiter ages ago. Any nightime event that makes you look to the stars, go here and enjoy it more.

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Thank Linda Q
Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

While staying in the Boulder area, we purchased night tickets for their "Pink Floyd" lazer show on a Saturday eve. I cannot say enough, how amazing their lazer show was! Hands down the best lazer show I have ever seen! First off, it was such a good deal ($10.00 per person) for a 2 hour show of a professional, perfectly... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I visited the Planetarium today and was so disappointed. I went to a Family show, that would not accept the Groupon that was offered because it was a special event period. As I did not want to try to go back up to Boulder with my Daugher and her four sons, I paid the full price and we went into... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

You can usually find a groupon to come here. It's a great place for a really hot summer day and you want to cool off but not move or a cold, snowy/rainy day. I've been here for numerous shows and recently did a Slipknot/Marilyn Manson laser light show. They even brought in the local DJ and raffled off a pair... More 

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stuttgart
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This place is awesome. Their shows are great, and their technology is world class. I've been to lots of Planetariums, even worked in one for a short time, and this is the best.

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Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We didn't expect to catch a lecture on stars but this Planetarium has quite a busy agenda for visitors who come between 1 and 4:30. The Planetarium also had a variety of evening laser shows paired to music (Pink Floyd, Foo Fighters) which sound interesting. The Planetarium sits in the middle of what looks like a completely renovated campus which... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Everyone is sure to love this planetarium. The information is interesting and understandable, kids will definitely be entertained, and it's just as fun for adults. They have awesome laser shows in the dome that are beyond belief-I've never seen anything like it before! A must see for anyone visiting in Boulder.

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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

They have lots of things going on here throughout the year. checkout the website and plan ahead. Greta place to see a laser show for date night or party for the kiddos?

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

A planetarium is about grandeur: about the greatest of all theaters, that of the universe itself. There can be little doubt that the Fiske Planetarium achieves the first, easiest level of magnificence, that conferred by the possession of spectacular equipment. With respect to the purely technical side of popular astronomy, the Fiske remains unparalleled. Its top-quality star projector, its wraparound... More 

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Boulder, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

An innovative Planetarium, with lots of special events going on. Even for those who are not traditional "star gazers", Fiske is worth a visit, and not just one....

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