Planetario de Medellin, Medellin

4.3
#1 of 8 in Childrens Museums in Colombia
Explore the wonders of the universe at Planetario de Medellin, a facility dedicated to promoting scientific discovery. Founded in 1984, the planetarium offers shows throughout the year, detailing our solar system, galaxy, and universe--and asking important questions about each--in a manner that is interesting and inclusive for visitors young and old, amateur and experienced. Temporary exhibits pop up throughout the year, always incorporating interactive elements appealing to younger visitors, while the onsite cafe and gift shop provide welcome areas of relaxation and leisure before and after the shows. By using our Medellin holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Planetario de Medellin and other attractions in Medellin.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Learn about constellations and experience to learn science is a good place to visit with kids
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  • August 10, 2017
    We popped in while we were in the area. It's a sweet (small) museum but absolutely everything is in Spanish. As the admission isn't the cheapest we expected to see some English floating around. They t...  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    It is one of the best places to visit in Medellin, a fun place where they can learn about the universe and the science, the best is the dome!
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El Poblado, an upper-class neighborhood south of the city center, offers the widest range of options. Sticking to this area allows you to enjoy the city's nightlife and food culture, although you'll likely pay above average prices. The neighborhoods of Laureles and Estadio, in the city's inner-west, are known as safe, family-friendly areas to stay, while the city center offers the best range of luxury accommodations.
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