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Address: 5201 University Blvd, Laredo, TX 78041-1920
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(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 for a couple of hours, great for family too.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
Fresno, California
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Laredo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 TexasBob_10
Laredo, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Laredo, Texas
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 hand. This University and its studies are a joke.

8 Thank Adolfo G
Laredo, Texas
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Laredo, Texas
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37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 constellations. My children were fascinated by the show. The staff are courteous, pleasant, and helpful.... More 

9 Thank April M
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Laredo, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2012

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

4 Thank jackglo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

Awesome hi-tech 3D entertainment for the whole family

6 Thank AMAPO

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