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“Not bad but not great either”
Review of Island Planetarium

Island Planetarium
Ranked #11 of 16 things to do in Yarmouth
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
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 around today. It has plenty of potential but the theatre needs a complete overhaul.

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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 displays were done up like something a 12 year old would make for a science project, but considering the price I probably had my expectations a bit high.

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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 visit here again, or would have gone without the saver ticket, but if you're in the area, pop in.

Thank hcneb
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

It was pleasant but didn't interest our eight year old.... Very dated and could be modernised and made more interesting cos the seating is there... Please upgrade your film!

Thank shabbat1
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