Really worthwhile a visit. Nice ambiente, and have a good look in the shop next door in the same building. You may find your souvenir there.
We just popped in to the exhibitions as the dome was under construction when we visited. The exhibitions would be great for kids and teens, it is not huge but is not a bad way to spend an hour. If the dome was open I imagine my rating would be different.
The planetarium is located very close to The Universidad de Antioquia, Parque Explora, Jardin Botanico and Parque Norte, where all kind of people converges: families, students, proffesionals, researches, streets sellers, etc. The Planetarium Buildings has a big square where is common find special shows and cultural events.
I noticed that a lot of students visited the Planetarium. This is an advantage of living in a metropolis such as Medellin. There is so much to see and learn there, a lot of interactive displays. And of course the journey in space. Very impressive.
The kids really enjoyed it so we did. In our limited Spanish we understood most. The exhibits are written in Emglish but the dome is all in Spanish. It was a pretty good display and not too expensive. Will go back again.
A nice new building, small but nonetheless good place to go with kids or adults. I think kids 6-7+ will enjoy the attractions. The dome function has been totally renewed, a spheric (ellipsoid) dome is better, a nice show by the NYM of Natural History narrated in spanish with some english titles, a whole new experience, showing various degrees of... More
The planetarium is impressive to see from the outside and immediately visible from the Universidados Metro station - is right beside it. Note that it is closed and under significant renovation until April, we were told by a site workman today. Double check before visiting. Am sure it'll be great after the refurb.! Note that I am rating high so... More
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