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Strickler Planetarium

1 University Ave, Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2345
+1 815-939-5395
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Out of This World

The Strickler Planetarium, at Olivet Nazarene University, is an outstanding facility and a credit... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Bourbonnais, Illinois
Olivet Planetarium

It's OK - donation to get in. Very small. Short shows - not very elaborate. Narrations are OK... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Dennis C
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12 Oct 2016
“Out of This World”
24 Aug 2016
“Olivet Planetarium”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 University Ave, Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2345
+1 815-939-5395
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Strickler Planetarium, at Olivet Nazarene University, is an outstanding facility and a credit to the university and the community. They are especially good at themed shows, such as the Halloween night sky. Highly recommended for a comfortable and informative activity. Check the hours carefully,...More

Thank sundaymorning16
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It's OK - donation to get in. Very small. Short shows - not very elaborate. Narrations are OK. Seating is OK. Parking is OK, but requires some walking which might hinder older adults or handicapped people.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The students at ONU do the programs and you can tell they are passionate about answering the kids questions. I think this one is better than Chicago's planetarium. I wish they would do more shows, more often.

Thank Alechakamtat
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Boring and amateurish shows. Not worth walking in the rain or snow to get to on campus. Too small to really do a professional job.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 1 September 2015

nice little local planetarium at olivet college .christmas is always a fun time to go especially for kids . they have occasional special shows during the year . fun and inexpensive.

Thank queenbee56
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

The whole thing was a presentation for kids at least when my wife and i went...kind of a fail as a date if that's what you are going for

1  Thank Steven L
Reviewed 20 March 2015

This is a great little planetarium. They have shows some weekend evenings. They are very reasonably priced and always fun for my girls. The college students who run them are knowledgeable and seem to enjoy doing it.

Thank aegeeg
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Wonderful presentation with beautiful imagery! The things you can learn are presented in a manor that makes you interested in knowing more.

Thank Maximiliaan M
Reviewed 4 July 2013

This cute little planetarium theatre is located on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. It's open very limited hours, 2 or 3 Saturday nights per month most of the year - check the website for hours, programs, and dates as some shows are...More

1  Thank KmomChicago
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