National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur

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#4 of 7 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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  • I read the reviews in trip advisor that it is a good place to visit. So we went there with high hopes. It was our 1st time there. Nothing much really. Just a 10 minutes visit to the exhibition for us....  more »
  • I was really excited to visit the Planetarium, as I've seen quite a few around Europe. Inside it, there is a cool exhibit about space and lots of things to try out that are fun for children. Unlucky f...  more »
  • There is nothing special to see in the exhibition. Some of the things are broken and not functioning.  more »

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A global city, Kuala Lumpur offers accommodations to suit a range of needs and budgets. The brand-focused city center houses luxury options within a modern complex of shops, attractions, and transport links. Bukit Bintang offers similar chain hotel options, along with a few more side-street establishments for those with limited budgets. Chinatown and the atmospheric Brickfields area offer decent backpacker hostels at suitable backpacker prices.
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