We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
TripAdvisor
Ventspils
Post
Inbox
Search

Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium and Observatory

Review Highlights
Intellectual entertainment

Great main cognitive program with perfect visualization. Suitable for visitors of all type of... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
Eglė B
via mobile
Splendid place, but again - need to think about staff

A perfect place for all ages! We were there for a dinosaur movie, which liked both granny and kids... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
lindasC253XH
,
Rauma, Finland
via mobile
Read all 29 reviews
All photos (14)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 14, 2018
“Broken system”
Aug 22, 2017
“Intellectual entertainment”
About
Planetarium dome's size is 8m in diameter, and it can accommodate up to 40 people. Planetarium projector gives the audience a chance to view unique and stunning star shows and films by using up-to-date software. The observatory houses a high-quality...more
Contact
Maiznieku iela 11, Ventspils 3601, Latvia
Website
+371 63 622 805
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (29)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveler rating
9
4
0
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
9
4
0
0
1
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

There is nothing to see there because the system is broken. Employees have to explain it to every visitor one by one in poor English.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Exburn
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Great main cognitive program with perfect visualization. Suitable for visitors of all type of age. It was the possibility to choose other program adopted for children (if all visitors agree). The main language was Russian. Part of the show has not been translated to other...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Eglė B
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

A perfect place for all ages! We were there for a dinosaur movie, which liked both granny and kids. But again - very impolite staff. Didn't like we didn't know about pre-reservation of tickets, didn't provide us with information about nearest movies (we had to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lindasC253XH
Reviewed September 18, 2016

It is totally cool place to visit - entertainment together with science. This place will be interesting as for adult, as for children. Unreal feelings just watching stars and the sky.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LiigaDee
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Very interesting and informative show about constellations, stars and planets, as well as reel "Dreams to fly". Suitable for kids (our twins are 10 year old) and for adults.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Agija B
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

We went there in the afternoon, so missed the time for star gazing, but watched a short film instead. Very attentive staff, nice atmosphere and educational content. Would return again.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Darta V
Reviewed April 4, 2016

its very relaxing place you can go and see the movie about stars, my boys love it, and they learn so much from it, now they showing me stars and telling :we know whats that star is

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Marita K
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Specially we went to Ventspils to visit observatory and planetarium - finally to see stars! First we visit planetarium in day time. Nice feeling to be under sky! During show we looked movie - it was pretty educational - child liked it as he is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Linda L
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Views of the sun in telescope trough different filters. Story of star formation and life cycle. Friendly personal.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank IgorsJ5
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Very interesting stories and views of sun. Friendly personal, invite to visit this place during yours visit in Ventspils

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 347irenaa
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Hotel Dzintarjura
28 reviews
.44 miles away
Hotel of the Olympic Centre Ventspils
29 reviews
.48 miles away
Hotel Raibie Logi
75 reviews
.52 miles away
Hotel Juras Brize
35 reviews
.85 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 32 nearby restaurants
Skroderkrogs
407 reviews
.04 miles away
Windau Coffee
58 reviews
.06 miles away
Ratsgalds
52 reviews
.15 miles away
Ostas 23
144 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 26 nearby attractions
Ventspils Children’s Town
54 reviews
.49 miles away
The Castle of the Livonian order
103 reviews
.17 miles away
Ventspils Water Park
41 reviews
.32 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium and Observatory staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions about Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium and Observatory