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William M. Staerkel Planetarium

Exhibition HallsExhibition Hall
Address: 2400 West Bradley Ave, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL

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  • Taylor B
    Taylor B
    Chicago, Illinois, USA
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    Second largest planetarium in Illinois

    The William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois, is one of the 37 major planetaria in the United States and the second largest planetarium in Illinois, the largest being...

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  • Mark M
    Mark M
    Momence, Illinois
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    The Universe on Display

    Staerkel Planetarium is one of Champaign's diamond star attractions. Affiliated with Parkland College, the Planetarium offers many sky shows, educational events, and lectures to the public. In conju...

    Reviewed on /Date(1551615411000+0800)/
  • SallyAnn W
    SallyAnn W
    Chicago
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    Multiple Shows make this great for all ages!

    The second largest planetarium in the state is a bit of a hidden jewel in Central Illinois. Nice that there's an early show (7pm) geared to kids followed by one at 8 more for adults (altho to be hones...

    Reviewed on /Date(1538451393000+0800)/
  • Jon N
    Jon N
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    Very good evening shows

    We come here often with children for early evening shows and programs. The program hostess is very knowledgeable and involves the audience in participation. Seats have always been available whenever...

    Reviewed on /Date(1513175483000+0800)/
  • CaseyfromBoston
    CaseyfromBoston
    Home Usa
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    Worth visiting once

    Nice, different activity, and the machine and technology in the planetarium are really cool. But the solar storms "movie" was not so enchanting and quite repetitive. The director's jokes seemed to hav...

    Reviewed on /Date(1512727644000+0800)/

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