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Planetario de Medellin, Medellin

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#1 of 8 in Childrens Museums in Colombia
Observatory Museum
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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  • When you arrived, you can see as others places. Be sure to have a very good guide for explanations. Have much more you are expecting for a park in the Citi.  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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!!  more »

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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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