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“fun experience”

Strasenburgh Planetarium
Ranked #27 of 143 things to do in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
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Rochester, NY
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“fun experience”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Great place to bring the kids and see a movie. You have to be careful where you sit because it can be a little awkward of an angle trying to watch depending on where you are. It can also be loud, so some kids might not like that. Free with your RMSC membership, so we have gone a lot.

Visited December 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“fun place to visit”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The shows are mainly aimed at the younger audience but still fun & informative for adults too. There are a few hands on activities to 'play' with whilst you wait for your chosen show & there's information boards dotted about - there's more 'science' in the adjacent museum if you want it. Not all the shows are about space & planets though as you can go for a trip through the Grand Canyon instead. So its worth checking out the listing if you are looking for something different to do.

Visited November 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Always a great time.”
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

Took the kids to see the grand canyon movie at the planetarium. They loved it. Great site above you and the sound is great. Staff was awesome. We were running a lil behind but they had them wait for us to get in and seated before they started it. Definitely going again soon for another show.

Visited November 2013
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Rochester, New York
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Not Really Out of this World”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We brought some out of town guests there for the first time in years. Most of the offerings were not star show/planetarium topics using their Zeiss projector. Instead we watched a nature show projected on their spherical screen, that was not particularly sharp or vivid.
The exhibit area as one exited was sparse but hands-on and interesting.

Visited September 2013
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Victor, New York
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“"Reaching for the stars"”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A great place for all ages to view the stars and special programs that are very educational. The theate is set up so you can look up at the viewing screen comfotably.

Visited August 2012
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