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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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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Wonderful experience for kids of ALL ages

Took both my grandchildren Twice. They loved it, so did I. What a wonderful place to experience the wonders of the universe. The offer shows for all ages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Lakewood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I have been to this venue on several occasion for different shows. All of the shows have been very educational and informative. It is not good for children who are afraid of the dark for the show is dark most of the time. I would highly recommend this facility but you need to check when and what shows are occuring.

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Lakewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Took both my grandchildren Twice. They loved it, so did I. What a wonderful place to experience the wonders of the universe. The offer shows for all ages.

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We love going to the planetarium. Check their website often because they do a lot of great programs for children!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

you should bring your kids and your adults here. They have great shows for all kinds of interests and minds. I liked the laser show

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Wanaque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

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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Tucson, Arizona
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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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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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