8 Planetariums in United States that you should visit - With photos & details

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8 Planetariums to explore in United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

California Academy of Sciences55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA

Among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 46 million specimens.

Fleischmann Planetarium1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557, USA

Fleischmann's planetarium was built in 1963. It was the first planetarium in the United States to feature a 360-degree projector capable of providing horizon-to-horizon images and through time-lapse photography showing an entire day's weather in a few minutes. DAily a lot of peoples visits this place and is one of the major tourist spot of this locality.

Griffith Observatory2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

Commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. The observatory offers a close view of the Hollywood Sign and an extensive array of space and science-related displays. Admission has been free since the observatory's opening in 1935.

Imiloa Astronomy Center600 Imiloa Pl, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

This is an astronomy and culture education center located in Hilo, Hawaii. It features exhibits and shows dealing with Hawaiian culture and history, astronomy, and the overlap between the two. It also includes a 120-seat planetarium, which features a fulldome video projection system.

Johnson Space Center2101 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058, USA

This is NASA's center for human spaceflight where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted. It consists of a complex of 100 buildings constructed on 1,620 acres.

Mt. Lemmon Sky Center Observatory9800 E Ski Run Rd, Mt Lemmon, AZ 85619, USA

Also known as the Mount Lemmon Infrared Observatory, is an astronomical observatory located on Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains approximately 28 kilometers  northeast of Tucson, Arizona . The site in the Coronado National Forest is used with special permission from the U.S. Forest Service by the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory, and contains a number of independently managed telescopes.

Museum Of Science & Industry4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617, USA

A community-based not-for-profit institution and educational resource that is dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge, and understanding of science, industry, and technology.

Space Center HoustonHouston, TX 77058, USA

This is a leading space and science center which was located in the US state of Texas. The Johnson Space Center is the home of Mission Control and astronaut training. The center holds over 400 space artifacts, permanent and traveling exhibits, live shows and theaters dedicated to preserving the history of America's human spaceflight program. It has a number of significant artifact galleries.