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It was Okay, but far from free

We visited in July thinking this would be an inexpensive event for the kids. It was very... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
tw-luv2travel
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Fort Washington, Maryland
Inaccurate information.

Am I the only one questioning that they referred to the sun as a yellow star twice in the show... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Sheri R
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Aug 13, 2018
“It was Okay, but far from free”
May 28, 2018
“A treasure within a great museum”
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Part of the Smithsonian, the Einstein Planetarium features Imax Theatre presentations and a Star Wars exhibition.
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Seventh and Independence Ave., Washington DC, DC 20560
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We visited in July thinking this would be an inexpensive event for the kids. It was very interesting, and this time of year is very crowded. I liked the kids could go in and tour the aircraft. The area where the kids got to look...More

2  Thank tw-luv2travel
Reviewed 29 May 2018

An extra-charge attraction (typically $9) within the Air and Space Museum. Comfortable seating from any vantage, Of the two shows playing Neil Grasses Tyson's Dark Universe and a little strong than the Whoopi Goldberg-narrated journey to the stars. But then, Tyson has real cred. But...More

1  Thank Mhainey924
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Very good quality could shows saw dark universe with Neil Degrassi Tyson very well done comfortable and only eight dollars well worth it

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Am I the only one questioning that they referred to the sun as a yellow star twice in the show? While my children and I definitely enjoyed the presentation and love loved the planetarium, I have concerns about the accuracy of the information.

5  Thank Sheri R
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

My daughters, ages 12 &16, both thought it was very basic information. It was very lacking in interesting detail so since the seats were so comfy, we all had a great nap. The later Journey to Space 3D sounded better but couldn't stay that long,...More

2  Thank L0ve2Escape
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

$9 for one of the most amazing show I have ever seen in my life! You're sitting in a room where hundreds of 8K TV-s surround you. (Sometimes you'll have an strange feeling that the room is rotating)

5  Thank danielbarbarics
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to go on a 100+ degree day! Movies were very informative and leaves you in awe.... But they are too short and fairly expensive for the 24 min that they are...

2  Thank ChristyK523
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Myself and my kids (6 and 11) loved the 3D IMAX documentary we saw. It is pricey but the theater is comfy and air-conditioned. You get a significant discount if you want to watch a second presentation. Since the Air & Space Museum is free...More

3  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The Dark Universe documentary narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson was the highlight of my trip to DC! The planetarium was really something! For space freaks like me--who get a bit teary-eyed watching documentaries on the universe, this was a magical experience! The narrative was nicely...More

5  Thank lukarit
Reviewed 28 December 2015

It is part of the Smithsonian Air & Space museum. It is a dome shaped theater where you can watch documentaries.

1  Thank Kaj978
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