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Address: Shaw Lane and Science Road, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
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+1 517-355-4676
08:30 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:30
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 19:30 - 21:00

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impressive star show

Shows change frequently and are both informative and entertaining. Good for kids. The lobby has some interesting exhibits.

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Old Fort, North Carolina
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Lansing, Michigan
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Took my kids years ago and it was good. Recently took the grandkids to see the new upgrade and it's amazing. Very sharp stars. If I'm not mistaken, the seating was all new also. Well worth it to take the kids. Speaking of which, ticket prices are very reasonable for kids and adults. Public shows on Friday and Saturday evenings... More 

Thank Bugeater64
Old Fort, North Carolina
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135 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Shows change frequently and are both informative and entertaining. Good for kids. The lobby has some interesting exhibits.

Thank NCactuary
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Showed up at 1:30pm on a Friday and asked to purchase tickets for two adults. The clerk said 'no, unless you're with the school, it's only open to schools during the week' So beware, if you're here during the week, and not affiliated with a school, this planetarium is off limits to folks interested in astronomy. Real bummer! Was so... More 

2 Thank Alicia R
Mason, Michigan
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been several times in my youth and again now with my children. Excellent for field trips and Scouts. They usually have a special experience during be a tourist in your own town. And of course they have astronaut ice cream. Always a delight

Thank Samantha V
East Lansing, Michigan
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My first visit to Abrams Planetarium was many years ago and it has not lost its luster. The facility has been well-maintained and is as awe-inspiring as ever. The views of the Universe have been enhanced by modern digital technology and computer graphics. The accompanying music greatly adds to the overall viewing experience.

Thank Patrick L
East Lansing, Michigan
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We have been frequenting the planetarium since I was a small child. The wonders of the stars, broadcast in a cool, dark room. Come to campus, get ice cream, see the stars!! Go green!!

Thank Shannon M
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

a great planetarium with top notch projection. offers changing shows and comfortable seats. if only they would pump up the support displays in the lobby it would be 5 stars!

Thank sarahsinfo
East Lansing, Michigan
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a great attraction to visit. The presentions are always informative! The black light gallery ready for viewing while waiting to enter the seating area is also intriguing.

Thank MaryJo0424
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I took my 9 year old son here and we saw an evening show. Really fantastic show; exciting, educational, and fun!

Thank feminist
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52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I've looking forward to taking the kids to the planetarium and flying through the start sky and Milky Way. That must be too old school because after a brief token find the North Star and such we were whisked on a psychedelic tumble of loopy loops that made you feel like you were falling and my kids aged 4 and... More 

1 Thank Erin P

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