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Russell C Davis Planetarium

201 E Pascagoula St, Jackson, MS 39201-4101
+1 601-960-1550
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This was a terrible experience.they only took cash or checks, the man showing the movie was rude... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2013

This place could be a cool thing to do if they would put a little money into the place to renovate... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2012
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Be wowed by giant stars, glowing planets and distant galaxies all shown on a giant wrap-around screen at this engaging planetarium, one of the largest in the South.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average42%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
12 Sep 2016
“What a Shame...”
13 Apr 2017
“The people make this place EXCELLENT”
201 E Pascagoula St, Jackson, MS 39201-4101
+1 601-960-1550
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

This was a terrible experience.they only took cash or checks, the man showing the movie was rude, the film was awful and there was nothing to see besides an inaccurate model of the solar system. The girl at the desk was nice, but that was...More

5  Thank gnbwil
Reviewed 30 August 2012

This place could be a cool thing to do if they would put a little money into the place to renovate it. It is looking worn out. It would be awesome if they would add imax. Parking is really hard to come by now that...More

8  Thank FlorenceMississippi
Reviewed 19 August 2012

The show was educational, but technology has come a long way since this planetarium was built and it doesn't seem to have kept up with the times. The staff were friendly and accomodating.

5  Thank mytripz_10
Reviewed 16 July 2012

This was my first time to the Planetarium. While it seems a little dated it was still a great trip. We came to watch the Wild Ocean movie. The staff was very nice and the movie screen was cool to see.

7  Thank HRBrown
Reviewed 23 May 2012

I love the experience of the planetarium. It is great for a rainy afternoon when the kids want something to do!

1  Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 21 April 2012

This sky show (New Horizons about Pluto) was so outdated and boring that we fell asleep. The graphics from this film looked like they were from the 80's. The only interesting thing was the sky, and it was more of a filler than the program...More

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 17 March 2012

It's a regular everyday planetarium, but things there are a little dated. Still worth a visit though!

1  Thank tkdgalsamm
Reviewed 20 February 2012

It's kind of an older planetarium, but sometimes newer isn't always better. Go on an evening when they are showing the night sky. Your kids will enjoy it.

1  Thank toody703
Reviewed 8 August 2011

We went to see hurricane on the bayou and really enjoyed it. The film was interesting, the staff friendly and everything very clean and tidy. Had a great time!

2  Thank A9889
Reviewed 4 August 2011

I read that this was the largest planetarium in the SE part of the United States, and I was excited to take my children there. I thought a Planetarium meant that you looked up/learned about the stars, but this was old and was not impressive....More

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11 July 2015|
Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is educational though