National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur

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#5 of 15 in Childrens Museums in Malaysia
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. Use our Kuala Lumpur route planning website to visit National Planetarium on your trip to Kuala Lumpur, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We went here during science week so entrance if free (yehey). Managed my expectation of it based on the reviews given. My 10 year old son enjoyed it especially the space pod (highlight of the tour), a...  more »
  • After having gone all morning for the Planetarium, will be greeted by an almost dead building. No people at the entrances and in General a strange atmosphere. Half of the interactive parts did not work/var under repair and the site lacked a sense of themes. It all stands as it just fit them. All in all, really boring.
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  • Most of it was closed, and being only open during the day means no observatory. Anti-grav room was cool, and some interesting things, but I've been to better.  more »
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