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Great show, very knowledgeable presenter. The only planetarium in Ireland, and it is in the grounds... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Horsham, United Kingdom
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A must if you are in Schull. A really informative visit -

What a find. Never expected to learn about the galaxies and the universe on a visit to... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Philip S
Altrincham, Cheshire
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This is the only planetarium in the republic of Ireland. The shows held here show star constellations and stargazing tips. The planetarium is a community run operation and is well worth a visit. The planetarium shows are given by young, fresh and...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Colla Road, Schull, Ireland
+353 28 28315
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Great show, very knowledgeable presenter. The only planetarium in Ireland, and it is in the grounds of a school - lucky kids! So glad they open to the public

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

What a find. Never expected to learn about the galaxies and the universe on a visit to Schull. Really informative and told by students. Brilliant!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Philip S
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This hour long show was really interesting, even for a complete novice. Fionn, the curator, has created this very impressive show. He spoke really well, encouraging questions and throwing in some humour too! He has certainly inspired us to go outside with our new planisphere...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank clairecharlie2016
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This planetarium visit was remarkable and surprising for our party of 10, with ages from 50-something down to 7 years old. Fionn Ferreira, the planetarium's curator, also happens to be a 17 year old leaving cert student and winner of several international science awards (including...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank HaveMumWillTravel
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Very good and informative presentation by young student. Planetarium itself is little dated and equipment has showing it but for money you pay it was great experience. I would strongly recommend to stop by if you are around with kids.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank borysz165
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful exploration of the night sky with fun and knowledgeable guide Fionn. Learnt so much and had an excellent experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Niamh K
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Very informative and interesting. Well worth the Money. Fionn was a great host and was very helpful throughout.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

An enthusiastic, informative and very enjoyable show.Well worth a visit. You will not be disappointed

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank purvesaj
Reviewed 4 July 2018

A planetarium consists of two essential parts: a projector drawing the night sky and a guide touring you around. At Schull planetarium both were excellent. A piece of handmade Zeiss optics in perfect shape would be an interesting exhibit in itself, but seeing it come...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank sigvbre
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Fionn is an excellent speaker and his knowledge is fantastic. I would definitely recommend this outing. Very reasonably priced, the show takes about 40/45 mins I wouldn’t reconsider this for children under 6/7 as they would have to be interested and if they loose interest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank katie8484
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Response from HaveMumWillTravel | Reviewed this property |
Maybe the 5 year old if he is an attentive 5 year old, but probably not the 3 year old. Our 7 Yr old loved it, but it's not really geared to preschool ages.