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The Jasper Planetarium

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Pleasantly surprised!!!

Lovely presentation! Very helpful staff, who got us the last couple of seats! Georgette was an... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
cliffbecky
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Grande Prairie, Canada
via mobile
Unexpectedly Great

Went as past of the Dark Sky Festival - had a look through telescopes at the sun for 10 minutes and... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
SteviePrid
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London, United Kingdom
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YEAR-ROUND - One of the best evening things to do in Jasper! Join our astronomy experts to explore Jasper Dark Sky Preserve, an 11,000 square-km stargazing paradise. Take a guided 'tour' of local aboriginal constellations, recent Northern Lights...more
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1 Old Lodge Road | at Marmot Lodge, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Lovely presentation! Very helpful staff, who got us the last couple of seats! Georgette was an excellent narrator, the children thought it was as much fun as the Columbia Icefields!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cliffbecky
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Hi Cliff, Becky; & fam; Wow! That's the first time this month someone has told us our little dome & scopes were as good as a glacier! Thanks for coming to enjoy the evening with us Keep looking up! Peter

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Went as past of the Dark Sky Festival - had a look through telescopes at the sun for 10 minutes and then Joel narrated the planetarium experience. He was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and the experience was wonderful with lots of useful information and great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SteviePrid
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Hi Steve Thanks for coming out to work on your tan and do some stargazing! ; ) We'll hope to look forward to hosting you under the evening sky on your next visit Peter

Reviewed October 18, 2018

A fascinating, visually-stunning and mesmerzing tour of the universe with an enthusiastic and inspiring tour guide who paced the science with humor and made it special.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bart E
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hi Bart; Whoa! That's high-praise indeed! Will make sure l pass on your kudos to Georgette (who apparently rules) I'm happy we were able to make your evening awesome Peter

Reviewed October 18, 2018

I came to Jasper for the 2018 Dark Sky Festival, and attended many events presented by Peter and the amazing staff of Jasper Planetarium. Spent several nights up late observing the amazing skies of Jasper from remote dark sky sites, and in town, and was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roger C
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hi Roger; From the moment you called from Texas back in the summer to book, I knew we could look forward to hanging out with a character and a really great guy, which was indeed the case. It was a pleasure to spend the week...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ciaociao973
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

It's dark sky festival time! (i.e. "the superbowl of stargazing in Jasper") and we're over-the-moon you had such a wonderful time at all our events! Good point RE the planetarium duplication - While each planetarium experience is slightly different as it's delivered live and with...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lauraloo29943
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hi Laura; Those chairs are so comfy, I bought one for home too - Glad they meet with your approval! And also glad we were able to provide an inspiring evening out in Jasper dark sky preserve! Peter

Reviewed October 14, 2018 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!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jenlk2018
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hi Jen; Glad to hear we could brighten your day with a little live planetarium tour and daytime stargazing (with our local star...as the 'guest-star' : ) Peter

Reviewed October 13, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank M B
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hi MB Sorry to hear about your experience - On the night you attended (which included our planetarium experience, bus transportation, refreshments, and guided telescope tour) there were 3 telescopes and a station with binoculars as well as a station with an astrophotographer showing how...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andres A
Reviewed October 5, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Newredgerry
intro2001, General Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

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

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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
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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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