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Planetarium of Johannesburg

Located on the west side of the city near the Motorway which connecting Johannesburg & Pretoria... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Evanston, Illinois
Kid outing

A good place to educate yourself and the kids about the space. Planets and stars are shown. Current... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
Baile T
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5 days ago
“Planetarium of Johannesburg”
Aug 11, 2018
“Very disappointed ”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Yale Road, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 717 1390
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Located on the west side of the city near the Motorway which connecting Johannesburg & Pretoria, Motorist towards Johannesburg could see this Building stand tall next to this highway.

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This show has not changed for the last 20 years as they as still using the same stale pictures from the apartheid era. The pictures are faded and really boring. My kids were totally uninspired by this show. I would expect that the intention of...More

Thank Dilip M
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Going to the Planetarium is always interesting and educational,whether the focus is on UFO's or the Southern Hemisphere as seen from the Karoo. Beautiful! No clouds or smog.

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

A good place to educate yourself and the kids about the space. Planets and stars are shown. Current studies are also shared.

Thank Baile T
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Very interesting experience, particularly for kids under 5. The shows are not properly advertised with regards to age-relevant audiences. My 7 year old granddaughter was bored stiff! Well presented, though, but please indicate clearly your targeted audience. Will definitely visit again

Thank Johan G
Reviewed March 22, 2017

As part of a Leadership Development Programme our delegation kicked off the week by looking up. This experience was refreshing in that being in the City gets you hooked on running straight ahead and neglecting the fact that there is so much beauty around us...More

Thank Tina V
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing experience for children and adults. The dome it self is spectacular and it feels like you are in the middle of nowhere. They also set up telescopes to look at visible planets and stars as a preview. There are different show...More

Thank ronayo
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Amazing reproduction of the nights sky and all that it has to offer. Even tho the facility is fairly old now, the vista's of the night skies are amazing. Well worth a visit.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The planetarium is really worth taking your children! The staff has a story lined up for them more than four the accompanying parents /adults.

Thank Chnafou
Reviewed December 22, 2015

The Johannesburg Planetarium is a worthwhile outing. My family and I (two adults, 2 children and a teen) went to go see a show entitled The Sky Tonight, presented by Kobie van Zyl: he is knowledgable and presents the facts and information in a charming...More

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