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Einstein Planetarium

Seventh and Independence Ave., Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-357-2700
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A treasure within a great museum

An extra-charge attraction (typically $9) within the Air and Space Museum. Comfortable seating from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mhainey924
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Iowa
Awsomej

Very good quality could shows saw dark universe with Neil Degrassi Tyson very well done comfortable... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
90jant
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Nebraska
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Part of the Smithsonian, the Einstein Planetarium features Imax Theatre presentations and a Star Wars exhibition.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
10 Nov 2017
“Inaccurate information.”
3 weeks ago
“A treasure within a great museum”
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Seventh and Independence Ave., Washington DC, DC 20560
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+1 202-357-2700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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.

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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

1  Thank L0ve2Escape
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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)

4  Thank Daniel B
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 14 October 2015

I wasn't really too interested in this museum, but the planetarium was really enjoyable for me! The movie was cool and it's a round domed ceiling so it feels like you're actually in space.

3  Thank mindonhiatus
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