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Civico Planetario Ulrico Hoepli

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Address: c/o Giardini Pubblici "Indro Montanelli" | c.so Venezia, 57, 20121 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 02-88463340
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Learn all about astronomy and the wonders of science (including physics...
Learn all about astronomy and the wonders of science (including physics) at this Milan planetarium—the largest in Italy.
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Nice and an entertaining break

If you visit on Tuesday after 1400 the entrance is free. The exhibition is all stuffed animal that are displayed beautiful in there natural settings. It's really nice to see so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

If you visit on Tuesday after 1400 the entrance is free. The exhibition is all stuffed animal that are displayed beautiful in there natural settings. It's really nice to see so many different animals up close. Though there is no information on English. Don't expect a long visit, we saw everything after about 1 hour. Though it's a nice experience... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

They have some interesting lectures, but you need to speak/understand Italian. For popular lectures it is better to book in advance.

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Milano, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

One of the oldest and largest planetariums of the world, it has fascinated me each time over the past 70 years. I was there with my grandchildren last year and it was even better than ever. To enjoy it fully, learn our beautiful language!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Nice place especially if you're interested in astronomy and there are events like 'Cinedreams' not to miss! After visiting here you can also pass to Natural History Museum which is just next to it and spend a day full of science ☺️

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I've been at Planetario U. Hoepli to introduce my young nephew to astronomy. The special occasion was offered by a funny and interesting dramatization offered by some actors and the Planetarium Director during the Xmas period. The venue is dating back the thirties, with the original rotating wooden chairs. Not to be missed even if you're not an astronomy fan!

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Extremely boring ..felt like a classroom. ..all talk and very little visual experience. ..which is what its supposed to be. Poor to say the least.

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I dislike giving bad reviews but sometimes it has to be done. I visited this planetarium last week and it was the longest hour of my life. I have always been fascinated by astronomy but never have I been so bored. For the record, I speak Italian and understood the presentation. What you typically expect from a planetarium is an... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This planetarium is open to adult visitors during the evenings and all presentations were in Italian language. It is located in a large garden and it's worth to go around and relax.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

For both adults and children, Italy’s largest Planetarium is a very nice place to visit. It is very well-organized and the information and exhibition presented are very interesting. It’s pretty hard to explain and describe the feeling that one experience in-there, but I can assure that it makes the visitor escape from the quotidian themes and issues, and get into... More 

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Brasileia, AC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My boyfriend took me there to very nice lecture in darkness about stars and poetry. around two hours we were listening and watching how people were dreaming about far universes. I'm not sure if it's available in English, but if u know Italian, u should visit this place which was actually a first observatory in Milan.

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