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Address: 1049 University Dr, Duluth, MN 55812-3011
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Great family activity!

Go Wednesday evening and it's FREE! Remodeled and new chairs about a year ago. Star guides and education by students and they always do a great job. Different shows each week and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2015
JHeskin
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Duluth, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We went to the planetarium to see the free Wednesday evening show, (08/03/16). We waited outside the locked planetarium doors for 15 minutes with a group of 20-25 other people, but no one arrived to unlock the doors. No information about a cancellation was posted on their website or Facebook page. We contacted the planetarium about the issue. They were... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Go Wednesday evening and it's FREE! Remodeled and new chairs about a year ago. Star guides and education by students and they always do a great job. Different shows each week and throughout the week.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

Having had a long interest in star and galaxies, I decided to invite my friends to a showing of the night sky around my birthday sign prior to a celebratory dinner. Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium at UMD accommodates groups from children to senior citizens. We had a great time and my friends continue to bring up one of our most... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

I went to the free public talk at the planetarium this evening. The talk is an hour long with images projected onto the round ceiling. The theme was about the moons of the solar system for the first half and second half about the night sky above Duluth. Really informative and the presenter was passionate about his subject. The talk... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

There's free star shows every wednesday & friday at 7 pm. And on the weekends, there are full dome science/space shows for a small fee... One of their most popular is the physics of Star Wars. The students who work here make a lot of their own shows, so topics have a wide range of topics! The free shows are... More 

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