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National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur

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#4 of 7 in Childrens Museums in Malaysia
Observatory Museum
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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  • This place seems abandoned, Hardly anyone there to my surprise. There are very few things to capture your interest. And to come so far it is really a waste of time.  more »
  • Go for the shows in the theatre, or if you have kids and need some entertaining and education for them, with observation deck  more »
  • I went here because my friend really wanted to go. The surrounding area is quite nice and there are several other interesting things to see as well as lovely gardens. I appreciated the fact that entry...  more »

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