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Northern Lights Centre

Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A 1C0, Canada
+1 867-536-7827
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Expected more!

A wildlife show and a show on the northern lights. Apparently it was the older show and I was not... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Quesnel, B.C., Canada

This is a cool little science center dedicated to the phenomenon of the Northern lights and it has... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
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“gift shop” (4 reviews)
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Watson Lake, Yukon Y0A 1C0, Canada
+1 867-536-7827
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

A wildlife show and a show on the northern lights. Apparently it was the older show and I was not overly impressed. Expected more of a space and galaxy related experience. Would go back only if it had a newer show!

1  Thank qseaturtle
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is a cool little science center dedicated to the phenomenon of the Northern lights and it has a great gift shop as well.

Thank unknownrealms
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Mostly this is a museum dedicated to the Canadian astronauts. We did watch a documentary film about the Northern Lights (science information) creation, viewing, etc.

Thank 2xDeal
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We watched two movies in a really nice theater with comfortable seats. One movie was about carbon and the earth and the other about northern lights. Both really good. The prices were really reasonable and they have student and senior discounts. They have a small...More

1  Thank ChinaGal_57
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was a very unexpected attraction for such a little town. The two movies were very informative. Seating was very comfortable.

Thank MaureenH_11
Reviewed 11 July 2017

There are two half-hour films in this amazing center. The first is about space, our earth, our solar system, our oceans, etc. The second is all about aurora. It's just like watching them in real time, only warmer! This is what I miss about leaving...More

Thank Cate I
Reviewed 3 July 2017

What a wonderful planetarium in a place you wouldn't expect. They show two shows during your admission and if you have never seen the Northern lights this is the closest thing to it. The seats are reclined while you look at the roof to watch...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 22 September 2016

If you're travelling to the Yukon and Alaska in the summer, don't expect to see the Northern Lights. In June, the night skies go from dusk to dawn in about a 1/2 hour period around 3:00 a.m. so no chance to see those dancing lights....More

1  Thank Kate2535
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This agreat insight to the solar system i sure opened our eyes and to understand it and also the northen lights outstanding place

Thank haggi880
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A planetarium in a town of 1000 people? 5 degrees of awesome! Seats are WAY to comfortable after some wine ....... Gotta check this place out. And the features were cool too AND the staff are excellent . Way to go, IDAHO!

Thank Craig S
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20 March 2017|
Response from Kate2535 | Reviewed this property |
Check the website - it's been 5 years since we've been there,