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Planetario de Medellin

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Address: Carrera 52 71-117, Medellin 050003, Colombia
Phone Number:
+57 4 5272222

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Loved the Dome

The place is beautiful, the Dome is very good bith in term of view and acustics. We watched Helius, which was developed by the Planetarium team and me and the kids loved it!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dome has a movie projected onto it. It is boring and lacks the magic of the old-school light shows. While waiting there are some fun interactive things to do. At 7:00pm on weekends they project a Disney movie onto the outside wall of the planetarium. My suggestion would be to check that out. It is free and gives you... More 

Thank AdRock2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is beautiful, the Dome is very good bith in term of view and acustics. We watched Helius, which was developed by the Planetarium team and me and the kids loved it!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Austin, Texas
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There was SO much to do! To much to play with. So much to see. Its cheap and there is a ton to experience. I loved this and my friends and I had a great time.

Thank CubicleCowboy
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

good for kids to know how the universe is, it has a great potential to grow into a more exhibits and activities, good movies

Thank Francisco B
Playa Coronado, Panama
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Been to many planetariums, but this one was a huge disappointment. The exhibits are located on floors 3 and 2, but they are really just mostly pictures. This would be a place to take children, adults should skip it. The show lasted maybe 1/2 hour and was pretty much a cartoon. The entire thing was in Spanish so if your... More 

Thank Linda B
Guadalajara, Mexico
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77 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the planetarium (after visiting the Botanical Gardens just across the street) and the kids thoroughly enjoyed it (12 and 10 years old). The exhibits are in both Spanish and English and they also have workshops (around 50 minutes) which my kids loved (in Spanish). You can check online the schedule of movies they are showing... More 

Thank Tom_M71
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Although the dome was closed due to construction, we still had fun going through the self-guided tour. Very interesting exhibits!

Thank TrueEscapeDiscovery
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110 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The planetarium is geared toward kids, but everybody loves a good interactive explanation. Every placard is accompanied by something to play with. The staff is helpful and the movies in the domo are great (and included in the price of entrance).

Thank Sarah G
Bielefeld, Germany
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19 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

You can choose between the kids and the adults show. At the latter you will see two movies, which are both interesting, but the second one is the best I've ever seen about this subject. Very well explained. The exhibition after is nice and they prepared many experiments. If you have visited other planetariums before you don't have to go... More 

Thank LisS_Lat1617
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48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My wife and I took our 10 year old to the Planetarium. It was not great, but it was entertaining. She definitely enjoyed it. The movie was great and very educative. The "interactive" rooms also had fun activities and cool facts about earth, and the solar system and so on. I would not visit it if I was alone with... More 

Thank Roberto B

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