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Fundacao Planetario da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro & Museu do Universo

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Address: Rua ViceGovernador Rubens Berardo, 100 | Planetário do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 24510701, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 2274-0046
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Description: Tue-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 3pm-6pm

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Nice but I expected more.

Interesting place. You can have an idea about the universe. Good accessibility for disable people, less in the main attraction, where the wheelchair user need to stay in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2014
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Volta Redonda, RJ

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Although with a high potential, the attractions are poor, far from exciting and the infrastructure is not that good (a few parking lots, for example).

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Mold, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Called in on the spur of the moment as we were in the area and had a few hours to wait before the botanical gardens opened. Entry was only $R12 each, although when we enteted the place was empty and we wandered around alone unable to read the information on each exhibit. I guess it would be more suited to... More 

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Virginia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

for all the travellers and my friends i woul hyghly recomend this place if you are visiting,rio,i was there and it was very fantastic,especialy the view,and the guide is very nice,also the the place is safe, if one day i return to rio i will visit this place again.fantastic day tour in rio,

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

a culture distinct and interesting to see in this Museum, I really liked the decor and style is like entering another dimension

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Reading, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

VERY run down on the outside. Closed twice when we went for no reason. Lots of people outside were let down. There were no announcements on the website for this, so I guess it is a little hit and miss. Its for children more than teens or adults.

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Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Its nice, special for childrens. Its not special, but if you go to the theatre inside, might go earlier to spend a little time there.

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Volta Redonda, RJ
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Interesting place. You can have an idea about the universe. Good accessibility for disable people, less in the main attraction, where the wheelchair user need to stay in the aisle. There is free parking and close parking near.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Its nice, special for childrens. Its not special, but if you go to the theatre inside, might go earlier to spend a little time there.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

It's a great place, and a great experience. But you can go to other things in Rio first, like Corcovado, Pão de açucar..

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Rio de Janeiro
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220 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Only for school kids and for those who have never been to a planetarium before.

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Additional Information about Fundacao Planetario da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro & Museu do Universo

Address: Rua ViceGovernador Rubens Berardo, 100 | Planetário do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 24510701, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 2274-0046
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro

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