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Civico Planetario "Ulrico Hoepli"

c/o Giardini Pubblici "Indro Montanelli" | c.so Venezia, 57, 20121 Milan, Italy (Centro Storico)
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As featured in Milan for young kids
Ranked #16 of 404 attractions in Milan
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Learn all about astronomy and the wonders of science (including physics) at this Milan planetarium—the largest in Italy.
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
31 helpful votes 31 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Somerville, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I visited the planetarium to see a program about the September sky. When I asked for a ticket the man selling them said in a gruff voice, almost shouting "The show is all in Italian! No English! There is no translation!" That was fine with me, and I said so. I had not been expecting the show to be in... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I wasn't willing to pay to get into the planetarium section of this building because I was trying to do Milan on the cheap - I'll admit upfront. But just the periodic table, with actual elements in little glass cubes, is worth seeing if you like science. I know that the Science Museum in London used to have something similar... More

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