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I took my niece and nephew (both 7 yrs old) to the Stars from My Backyard show. Mr. Bob was... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
SailLE03
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Tinton Falls
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Fun show for all ages!

It has been a number of years since I went to Novins Planetarium with my kids but I visited... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Gail F
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Brick, New Jersey
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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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1 College Dr, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ 08753-2239
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

I took my niece and nephew (both 7 yrs old) to the Stars from My Backyard show. Mr. Bob was entertaining, engaging & educational. The kids thought he was funny & they loved the show. It was the perfect activity for the kids and I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

It has been a number of years since I went to Novins Planetarium with my kids but I visited recently for my job with a group of special needs adults. We all had a fantastic time and not only was the show great (the one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Amanda B, Manager at The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Dear Gail, We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit, and we look forward to seeing you and your grandchildren very soon! Thank You! Amanda :)

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Stars in my Backyard was cute, geared for children. Just be aware that the handicapped drop off area, while a shorter distance than the main ramp, is quite steep. Very difficult with a wheelchair and would equally be so with a walker. I would have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Amanda B, Planetarium Manager at The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello, Were you instructed to use the back parking lot by one of our staff members? That is an employee lot, and the hill is quite steep. (The handicapped symbol is for the far side of the lot and applies to the administration building) For...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Went with my son to watch Sesame Street Big Bird One World show. EXCELLENT! They did a small laser show at the end too, which was AMAZING!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Awesome Sky / Laser show for kids.. Brought our Grandchildren there to view their DINOSTAR show.. Making Dinosaurs out of the Constellations we already know.. Show ends with the Rocking Laser version of Go Go Godzilla! Nothing but Happy Faces leaving the Planetarium! On the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kennethbZ9078YK
Amanda B, Manager at The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you so much for the awesome review. :) We are hard at work on more dinosaur shows...stay tuned!

Reviewed April 20, 2018

I have visited this planetarium several times and have never been disappointed. I am only interested in the adult shows, never having visited with children, and encourage you to check their programs to see what fits the bill for you.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank L R
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s okay, small though. Not comfortable but informative. Great for young ones. Not so much for the elderly. Large hill or steps to climb to get the siteMore

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Wayne G
Amanda B, Manager at The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hi Wayne, In the future, please let us know that you need accommodation, and we can direct you to the service road, which will allow you to walk from a level drop-off area that is closer to the front of the building. Could you let...More

Reviewed January 22, 2018

We took our grandson to a kids event. There were activities available prior to the planetarium show. Fun evening!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Toddler loved the kid's show. Held their attention, just the right length of time. Kid's ticket, though, was 70 percent of adult ticket. Bathrooms in building, small displays in lobby and small gift shop as well. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

I love the fact that planetariums are still around! This one in particular offers a cute little shop with fun little facts before you enter the actual planetarium. I went for a light show, which i think is great they do! The light show was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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It's open year round... check out hours, showtimes and purchase tickets at the Ocean County College Website
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