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The Robert J. Novins Planetarium

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Address: 1 College Dr, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ 08754
Phone Number: +1 732-255-0343
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Mon 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Explore the universe seeing the stars and planets like you have never seen...

Explore the universe seeing the stars and planets like you have never seen before with our Laser Music Shows, Sky Shows and Full Dome Movies, great for all ages.

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Entertaining and Educational Experience

I’ve attended several programs at the Robert J. Novins Planetarium and it is always a great experience for both adults and children. Parking is easy and convenient, there is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
AlexanderD
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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve attended several programs at the Robert J. Novins Planetarium and it is always a great experience for both adults and children. Parking is easy and convenient, there is a nice little gift shop and easily-accessed bathrooms. The planetarium itself is beautiful and the staff does an exceptional job of educating the public in an entertaining as well as informative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently attended a program with our nine year old son and everyone had a wonderful time. Our program was entitled Let it Snow and included a laser show set to music as well as an abbreviated star talk featuring the highlights of the night sky during this time of year. We all enjoyed both programs and... More 

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Voorhees
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Our visit here was a last minute stop. It was just Ok. It did make me and my daughter dizzy. It was not worth the price. 🌠🎇🎆

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Thank KeiAnt
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I have always enjoyed the Novins Planetarium and shared the experience with children, adults and colleagues alike. The latest installment was Laser Light Fright Night. The music really rocked and the laser imagery was timed perfectly with the music; The seats are comfortable with not a bad seat in the house. With the show lasting only an hour, you still... More 

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Thank Jane M M
Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great show and very informative. Easy to get to and is located in ocean county college in toms river off hooper avenue

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1 Thank jzarko
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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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Thank merrelln2015
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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1 Thank Dheatherh
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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Thank Heidi1121
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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1 Thank TravelerOana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

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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