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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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Good place for astronomy lovers

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
49 helpful votes 49 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
12 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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