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TAMIU Planetarium

5201 University Blvd, Laredo, TX 78041-1920
(956) 326-DOME (3663)
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great place to take family

If you looking to kill some time and maybe learn something too this place to get out of the heat... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Fresno, California
Nice place to take the family

We took the grandkids to see the show at the planetarium. It was a very good outing for them... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2016
Bob P
Laredo, Texas
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16 Sep 2016
“great place to take family”
10 Feb 2016
“Nice place to take the family”
5201 University Blvd, Laredo, TX 78041-1920
(956) 326-DOME (3663)
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

If you looking to kill some time and maybe learn something too this place to get out of the heat for a couple of hours, great for family too.

Thank kkb737
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We took the grandkids to see the show at the planetarium. It was a very good outing for them. They enjoyed learning about the universe and the visual graphics were very good.

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Have visit the planetarium once a year. Its one of the few Laredo attractions. Its a great experience.

Thank Gerardo P
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The TAMIU Planetarium is a great place to take young children and teenagers. It is an intellectually stimulating place sure to spark your child's imagination. It is also situated at a University which can also be inspiring in planting the seeds for a college education.

1  Thank Ana G
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This planetarium has a terrible focal length telescope. If people are talking about the movies being great, sure. It beats your house. This "University" doesn't even have the decent budget to place on sciences. The telescopes they have are if I am not mistaken second...More

8  Thank Adolfo G
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Before this planetarium we would have to go to Houston, TX to view this films. Watching the movies in a half-dome screen is truly an awesome experience!!

4  Thank MargGlz
Reviewed 18 May 2013

This is one of the most interesting places in Laredo, Texas. They are film nights like The Egyptian pyramids, Zula Patrol: Down to Earth, Lamps of Atlantis, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon". It is a wonderful, educational explanation of planets, stars, and...More

9  Thank April M
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Older kids (school aged) will really enjoy the experience and learn from it. It is too much for many children under 5.

3  Thank Lisasjm1
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Loved the universe and "7 Wonders of the World". And it was in Spanish. Beautiful.

4  Thank jackglo
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Awesome hi-tech 3D entertainment for the whole family

6  Thank AMAPO
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