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National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur
(3.3/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Travel to distant realms with a visit to National Planetarium, which introduces the cosmos through an engaging array of exhibits. The complex's contrasting blue and white exterior offers some good photo ops during sunny weather. Inside, displays and models depict the universe and space exploration, with information boards translated into English. The family-friendly layout should appeal to kids and adults alike. Check out the observation deck for a panoramic view of the city and catch the exhibitions held every hour or so, including a movie in the planetarium theater. Put National Planetarium into our Kuala Lumpur itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kuala Lumpur.
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  • an interesting place for person who like discovering astronomy with planetarium and small gallery, musium of astronomy. the planetarium is quite big but the dome is quite bright and i think it isnt re...  more »
  • Really enjoyed the show, was in English, but quite understandable, a lot of kids, but the show is short and all behave well! On input, even without tickets to view you can visit an interesting Museum! You can do a few experiments, zavesit'sja on the scales and learn your weight on multiple planets! Very informative and interesting made periodic table! Children there in full ecstatic! The same can be reached by elevator and see the types of binoculars in Kuala Lumpur. And yet there is a SOVIET astronaut costume! And you can sit in the control panel of the space station!
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  • The planetarium was very educational and functional. It doesn't just show the basics of astronomy and the early tools used by scientists to discover the skies, it also tells about the history of Malay...  more »
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  • (Visited Sept 2016) Various sections were closed for maintenance, with the few accessible exhibits leaving much to be desired in the way of audience engagement. Entrance is free however (though a small fee must be paid for admittance to various space-related theater screenings), and robust air conditioning makes this place a welcome respite from the midday heat, if little else.
  • Balai Cerap is closed till further notice due to lift problem
  • Free. Bridge stair between national museum and planetarium. Also not far away from mational mosque.
  • Because i will go there... Yay!
  • Quirky and interesting. A short walk from the bird park and well worth the visit.