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Robert J. Novins Planetarium

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Address: Ocean County College Campus, Toms River, NJ 08754
Phone Number: 732 255 0343
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Laser Show!

We had a really great time at the laser show. Easy to get tickets online or at the door. Only $10.00. About 45 minutes long. Clean planetarium and bathrooms. Can't wait to go to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Wanaque
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Wanaque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We had a really great time at the laser show. Easy to get tickets online or at the door. Only $10.00. About 45 minutes long. Clean planetarium and bathrooms. Can't wait to go to another show.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I am a College graduate, History BA, and Eduction MA. I am very interested in History, Geography, and Astronomy. Space is the finale frontier (as stated in Star Trek). I decided to check out the Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College, Toms River, New Jersey. I had already been to the campus taking and passing Education Credentials. Thus, I... More 

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My daughter scheduled a planetarium show to celebrate her husband's birthday. They have a private room where we enjoyed pizza and snacks after the show. Show was great! Fun and educational.

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Whiting, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A hidden treasure in Ocean County. Be selective in the program you attend. Went to two, one was excellent, the second was okay.

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Jersey Shore, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

My husband and I took our 4-yr old nephew to the Laser Holiday show at the Planetarium last night. He had such a great time and as soon as the show was over, he jumped from his seat and exclaimed "That was AWESOME!". He was singing along to the songs that he knew and pointed out the designs he recognized... More 

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Manchester, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I always have found the planetarium fascinating. I like the laser shows that are put on periodically. The Christmas program is one of my favorites!

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Bayville, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The planetarium is an educational and fun trip for the kids. We saw the Cosmic Colors show and they liked it. It was for ages 10 and over but they were a little younger. I thought it was a little expensive ($10 adults / $7 kids) for a 1-hour show but it's something different to do in the area.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This was such a nice time. Was local & very affordable! A nice educational experience for both myself and my son

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Rahway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

The kids and I have been to about three instructional shows and loved all of them. There are also other things to here on other special events. Wish this was closer because the college has other awesome programs for the kids over the summer. Definitely worth seeing. Not very crowded hope more decide to make this a visit instead of... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

This is something different to do on a weekend. Pretty cool to have a planetarium down here. Family friendly.

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