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“Informative displays and staff.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Stardome & the Auckland Observatory

Stardome & the Auckland Observatory
Ranked #49 of 255 things to do in Auckland
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Auckland
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Informative displays and staff.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

The shows are very interesting, and staff informative.

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Amsterdam, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

This place has a real 'wow' factor. Go to one of the special screenings - it will take you out of this world!

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Auckland New Zealand
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“I really want to like it more.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

I like the idea of the observatory. I want to learn more.I go to the observatory and pay my money to go and see "shows" about space, stars etc. It is usually American tripe that is shown. Sorry, but it is generally pitched at children even though most of us at the 8pm sessions are much, much older. If they could get better "shows" it could be excellent. The people who do the proper live talks are better, but this can also be very hit and miss as they are all volunteers and amateurs. Some are excellent, others are not. I have been to some sessions where what was advertised was not produced ie the description of what was to be shown had almost no bearing on what we saw. One good thing about the observatory though is the ceiling in the planetarium. That is excellent.

Visited January 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great shows”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

Check out the music and other shows other than the night sky shows...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

On our first visit we where very impressed and would definately return when something of interest is showing.

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