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The Jasper Planetarium

Closed Now: 7:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Jasper Dark Sky Festival

We were in town for the Jasper Dark Sky Festival and went to a couple events hosted by the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ciaociao973
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Calgary, Alberta
Informative. Inspiring.

A wonderful experience. Loved the chairs. Joel has a lovely speaking voice. It was informative and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lauraloo29943
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Edmonton, Canada
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***OPEN DAILY*** Take a LIVE guided tour of planets, stars, galaxies, meteors, the Northern Lights in Jasper National Park and Dark Sky Preserve's first regular astronomy attraction - our air-supported dome. Our astronomy guides also offer a...more
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86 Connaught Drive | at Marmot Lodge, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in town for the Jasper Dark Sky Festival and went to a couple events hosted by the planetarium. They were excellent and informative. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable and clearly passionate about what they do. Over the couple events we had...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful experience. Loved the chairs. Joel has a lovely speaking voice. It was informative and beautiful. Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

LOVED the show and guided tour. It was so nice to have Joel narrate instead of a pre recorded program. The kids loved it. Great information!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sales lady gave me the impression that there were tons of telescopes at the canyon, each one with an astronomer. There were only 2 telescopes for over 40 people to share. Got annoyed, especially since it seemed like the tour guide Georgette just fiddled with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dome experience was really entertaining, warm and comfortable in fully reclinable seats! It was pretty cool to see a 4k demo of the night sky with a very informative guide, Georgette. She was friendly, approachable and professional. Would definitely recommend and hope to go...More

Thank Andres A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended the star Gazing show that the Planetarium holds at the Sky Tram on Friday night. First off I had to call the Sky Tram for the tickets. The price without dinner was $99 a person. This included a ride up the tram, a...More

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intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there; Sounds like this event did not match the usual care we put into our Skytram Star Sessions. I will be speaking with all staff involved to find our what went wrong and would love further details from yourself. I'm sincerely sorry this was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m so happy I came to see this before leaving Jasper. I have lived in Jasper for a while and learnt so much information that has given me a whole new perspective every time that I look up. The telescopes they had on hand were...More

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intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sarah; Glad you got the chance to take this in before you moved. We hope when you're back for a visit next you'll come take advantage of our rain-check and come take a look on a clear night at-no-additional-charge Meanwhile, thanks for your warm...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved every moment of it. Our guides Georgette, Kelli and Joel were passionate, kind and knowledgeable. Highly recommend to anyone in Jasper. The dome experience you learn so much.

Thank Amber V
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amber; We aim to please! Super-awesome to hear you were in good hands with our team! Peter

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Georgette was an amazingly enthusiastic guide for the evening. We entered a white dome near the parking area of the Marmot Lodge. The dome was heated, which we appreciated. We are from Florida and the weather was cold that night. We sat in the anti-gravity...More

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intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was our pleasure to host you - thanks for recommending us and hope you enjoy the rest of your adventure in the mountains! Peter

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgette was amazing she really knows her stuff and is super friendly and helpful . She was very knowledgeable and informative and made the evening very interesting and fun . We highly recommend her as a stargazing guide !

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intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving such a glowing review of Georgette and your night under the stars with her and the rest of our staff! Peter

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Jorgeluis108
June 14, 2018|
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Response from intro2001 | Property representative |
Hi there! We are open and have tours you can book every day in September. Let me know what URL you're trying to book at and what shows up when you try to select a day in Sept to book and I can walk you through how to... More
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Jorgeluis108
June 14, 2018|
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Response from intro2001 | Property representative |
Hi there! We are open and have tours you can book every day in September. Let me know what URL you're trying to book at and what shows up when you try to select a day in Sept to book and I can walk you through how to... More
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Jorgeluis108
May 23, 2018|
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If it is not cloudy you'll see tons of stars. We went in May and saw tons but it was a clear night.
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