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Address: 210 Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588
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+1 402-472-2641
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Sun 14:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 13:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Nebraska's premier fulldome digital theater. A planetarium is about more...

Nebraska's premier fulldome digital theater. A planetarium is about more than just stars, even though we've never left our astronomy origins. Enjoy a fulldome show and a trip to the Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall for an experience you and your family will never forget!

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I went to a show about Darwin. It's really interesting to watch on a dome-shaped ceiling. It's a little difficult on the neck and it is rather unfortunate if you need to use the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I went to a show about Darwin. It's really interesting to watch on a dome-shaped ceiling. It's a little difficult on the neck and it is rather unfortunate if you need to use the restroom (no re-entry allowed because you may get motion sickness while headed back to your seat). I haven't experienced anything other than watching a movie in... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I recommend this planetarium because I learned much about early astronomers and current star bunches. The seating was comfortable, so I felt relaxed during my viewing. The graphics and lighting made me feel as though I was looking into outer space. The fare was inexpensive, and if I lived in Lincoln, I would even consider getting a membership to Morrill... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Been coming here since college. We had an open night to kill so I suggested we hit the planetarium with the kids. Very fun show!!!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

With fulldome theater, it is not limited to star shows, but great digital shows as well. Very knowledgeable presenters. Housed in the University of Nebraska State Museum

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My children grew up going to the planetarium Saturday nights throughout the year. The volunteers running the telescopes are always friendly and knowledgeable & I thank them for all their work.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Great place to take children and very interactive. 3 floors of activities for kids and adults. There are 2 big shows that you can currently view. I highly recommend taking your family to see this when in Lincoln.

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Outstanding narrator of our show! We learned a great deal about how to better identify our skies and we have visited many planetariums! Great tour of Morrill Hall too is included in price. Perfect for grandchildren and grandparents!

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Denver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

A very short show that repeated it's pictures over and over in this presentation. I would like to go to a star party some time, though.

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Lincoln, NE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

It's not the Chicago Alder planetarium, but for a smaller city, it's very well done. They have both traditional star shows, plus some great music and laser light show that teens seem to love.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

We just joined the museum because there are so many activities to enjoy there! For the price of admission to see a show in the planetarium, you get a movie as well as an astronomy lesson of tonight's sky. Loved it!

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