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“Don't waste your money on the sky show”

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Russell C Davis Planetarium
Ranked #22 of 54 things to do in Jackson
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Owner description: 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.
Jackson, Mississippi
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Don't waste your money on the sky show”
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This sky show (New Horizons about Pluto) was so outdated and boring that we fell asleep.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 itself. If you are going to see something, make it one of the films.

Visited April 2012
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Jackson, MS
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57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Nice to go to even though it's a little old ...”
Reviewed 17 March 2012

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

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toody703
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126 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Very educational & interesting. Great for families with children.”
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.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Really interesting way to spend a couple of hours”
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!

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Spokane, Washington
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93 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“This was a disappointment”
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. The main attraction seemed to be to sell tickets to watch certain movies within the Planetarium. It was also very hot inside as if the air conditioner was not working. I will say that the ladies who worked there were very courteous and helpful and we enjoyed speaking with them.

Visited July 2011
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