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John C. Wells Planetarium

91 E Grace St, JMU - Miller Hall 1103, Harrisonburg, VA 22807-1014
+1 540-568-4071
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Great for young kids!

We attended the 1pm show on Saturday.The show was not only free but very kid oriented and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Preetha T
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Fun Place

We have attended a few youth programs with JMU at this location. Very neat for adults and kids to... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
JCW3-V
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3 weeks ago
“Great for young kids!”
29 Jun 2017
“Great Free Activity”
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91 E Grace St, JMU - Miller Hall 1103, Harrisonburg, VA 22807-1014
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+1 540-568-4071
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the 1pm show on Saturday.The show was not only free but very kid oriented and interactive.I am so glad we made it on time and did not miss it! Definitely recommend this to families with young kids.

Thank Preetha T
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have attended a few youth programs with JMU at this location. Very neat for adults and kids to look around and watch. Fairly high tech setup, but hours seem to be fairly limited. Highly recommend touring this area when they have a event going...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Many free events and they are really great. Informative and fun for the whole family. Events change all the time, so check the website for updates.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting. The first show is mainly focused on the children. Second presentation was more of an adult related. We still enjoyed both of them.

Thank Kramdsy
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Huge Planetarium seating area inside the JMU campus building. Feel as if you are going on a trip through the universe; definitely worth the fee. They also have a collection of rocks, meteorite.

Thank Rosemary L
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

The John Wells Planetarium is a gem. Its programming is incredible and it reaches a huge audience of over 20,000 visitors per year. The shows are frequent, in demand and extremely well done. The value of the planetarium to the community is enormous and it...More

Thank waterandmore
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Impressive ultra-high resolution digital projection system that allows for realistic projections of stars and planets. The programs change throughout the year. Christmas program and night sky programs based on seasons are informative and entertaining. Narrators have always been well informed and good speakers.

Thank SCPalmer
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