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Island Planetarium

Fort Victoria Country Park Westhill Lane | Westhill Lane, Yarmouth PO41 0RR, England
+44 1983 761555
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Well worth the visit

So informative and great to see the different star formations with someone explaining . Price was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
val192017
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Somerset, United Kingdom
Interesting

Group of kids 7 & under. Bit blurry quite interesting but the music could be less sinister for the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
74wendyarich
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Kent, United Kingdom
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The Island Planetarium offers a fascinating journey through time & space; stimulating your imagination & mind, in our astrodome theatre & exhibition. This man-made Universe will take you places you have never been before, from the surface of the Moon to the depth of outer space in our ASTRODOME 360 STAR-THEATRE. Make sure you leave time to explore the various space-science displays and exhibition dedicated the great scientist/inventor Robert Hooke, born in Freshwater in 1635.
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  • Poor5%
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3 weeks ago
“Interesting”
30 Sep 2017
“A Visit”
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Fort Victoria Country Park Westhill Lane | Westhill Lane, Yarmouth PO41 0RR, England
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+44 1983 761555
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So informative and great to see the different star formations with someone explaining . Price was 6.50 very reasonable , but take a cardigan it was a bit chilly inside .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Group of kids 7 & under. Bit blurry quite interesting but the music could be less sinister for the little ones who are scared of the dark.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

went to the planetarium waited to see the show ,it seemed a bit dated and although interesting it was a bit blurry on the dome ,with better tech this would be a better experience

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The small museum area has a selection of older star gazing equipment and information. Not a lot to look at.. but enough. Going through into the planetarium itself you are greeted with an overwhelming smell of damp, fusty.. er.. old. The seats seemed ancient and...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little place . My nephews have an interest in planets so was more for them rather than me but couldn't fault the displays etc . Also we got to see a 30 minute film about planets which was very good and...More

1  Thank Suzanne W
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

It was good looking at the night sky especially if you are interested in the night sky nice to see some chartsthat a boat might follow

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

The building is a little sad and reeks of damp. A good number of the seats are broken and don't tilt back. The show itself would have been quite good if It hadn't been blurry and out of focus - slightly inexcusable given the technology...More

1  Thank HemelHempsteadNikki
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Wasn't really expecting much as this is quite a small attraction, but the show was really blurry which made it hard to watch. The show itself was quite interesting, maybe better for children than adults, definitely would've been better if it was so blurry. The...More

1  Thank Dominika K
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

This a small attraction, worth spending 30 minutes if you purchase a ticket to see all the other areas in the fort. It could do with modernising but gave an idea of the universe and how it was formed.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We visited this attraction with the saver ticket for Fort Victoria, and it was a good way to spend 30 minutes. It's a small attraction, with a domed planetarium showing various space related films, which whilst a little blurry are interesting. I'm not sure we'd...More

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