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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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
JustJMH
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
38 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
97 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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211 reviews 211 reviews
98 attraction reviews
285 helpful votes 285 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

With a variety of shows and a nice hands on museum, the planetarium is a good choice when the weather is not so inviting.

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