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Civico Planetario "Ulrico Hoepli"

Address: c/o Giardini Pubblici "Indro Montanelli" | c.so Venezia, 57, 20121 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 02-88463340
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Ranked #25 of 372 Attractions in Milan
Type: Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Learn all about astronomy and the wonders of science (including physics) at this Milan...
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Type: Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Learn all about astronomy and the wonders of science (including physics) at this Milan planetarium—the largest in Italy.

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Milan, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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93 reviews 93 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a glass domed arcade on the main square and is magnificent. The shops are very upscale. The area was kept very clean. In the Gallaria we found the city’s symbol: a torine (little bull). For luck step on his irresistible little testicles and turn clockwise two times – supposed to bring luck. I stepped... More 

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Brasileia, AC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Milan, Italy
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you wish to spend a different evening, and avoid crowded happy hours or the usual disco pubs, I definitely recommend this place. Located in a beautiful park ( Giardini Indro mondanelli) close by the posh Porta venezia dsitrict) the Planetarium is an amazing place out of time, out of all the frenzy the rush and the noise of the... More 

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Milano
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73 reviews 73 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

If you want to know more about the stars you cannot miss the opportunity to visit a real planetarium. It is really old (and this is part of his beauty). There are lot of conferences for both kids and adults. Both my daughters (5 and 7) loves it and wanted to visit again and again...

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Varese, Italy
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I took my 10 year old daughter and her friends to a 1 hour "show" inside the dome and mistakenly expected something along the lines of the mind blowing experience to the London equivalent... BUT instead of glorious lazer choreography set to symphonic sounds on padded armchairs with comfy headrests we struggled to keep awake (despite hard wooden benches) whilst... More 

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switzerland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

the house got more of my attention than the aquarium itself. the sculpture of neptune, the hippo fountain with large goldfishes, the tanks are nicely kept and interesting specially for kids, most of the nemo heros are there. the surrounding park is also great. the visit is short but it allows to see more of milano or enjoy one of... More 

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