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Downing Planetarium, Fresno, California

 
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Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 5th of December, 2010
Located just in the heart of the state of California, in Fresno, the Downing Planetarium is open to the public on weekends with entertaining and informative shows held in their dome theater.

The planetariums is found in the grounds of the California State University's Campus so may encounter many students during your visit. The public shows are really entertaining, especially for those who are interested in space, science and technology. I think the Planetarium is a great place to visit on a more lazy weekend!

Address:
5320 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93710, USA

Price:
$5 for adults, $2.50 for children.

Opening Hours:
Weekends.

On the web:
http://www.downing-planetarium.org/

 
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