Fundacao Planetario da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro & Museu do Universo, Rio de Janeiro

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.5/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
Undeniably one of this city's stellar attractions, Fundacao Planetario da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro & Museu do Universo features two state-of-the-art operating domes, each capable of projecting thousands of stars onto its walls. Take an official 40-minute session to see this star-studded show, and learn all about the Universe and the history of space exploration and travel. Bring your children along to take a long peek at the night sky (for free), through the telescopes available in the early evening hours. If you get tired of looking up, walk over to the modern Universe Museum, where you can see the Foucault's Pendulum, enjoy a fictitious adventure in space (highly recommended for kids), take part in a nonfiction show about our solar system, or attend a live concert. This planetarium/museum updates its program frequently and is an ideal escape if your vacation gets rained on, or if you simply have a passion for astronomy. Before you head to Rio de Janeiro, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rio de Janeiro family vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Rio de Janeiro has to offer, including Fundacao Planetario da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro & Museu do Universo.
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  • I found interesting Planetarium, but I expected more. It's pretty cool exhibitions, kids like. The movie is also pretty cool, but I think I listened so well that it created an expectation greater. I thought I'd see the stars for some telescope and nothing.
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  • I had on Saturday 24 September 2016, in addition to a ticket booth open, with long line, inside some shows and exhibition was not working, bad service, and besides the dome very bad, the value of R$26,00 not worth it to go there. It was my first time and the last, I don't take anyone else and do not recommend anyone go for the price is not worth it.
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  • We went to the Planetarium on a weekday with 2 small children. Watch the movie at the Summit and we had a lot of fun with all the information and attractions. On the way out, we found a very nice playground where we made a snack (food taken by us).
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