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Zeiss Planetarium

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Address: Castroper Str. 67, 44791 Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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You need to book either early or off a couple of hours before as the shows are quite full even on a date when you think there's not a lot going on. The chairs recline back nicely... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

You need to book either early or off a couple of hours before as the shows are quite full even on a date when you think there's not a lot going on. The chairs recline back nicely to let you enjoy the full screen effect of the domed roof . The film was informative without being too heavy and a... More 

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Thank Bonglabongla
Frankfurt, Germany
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We went there for a show incorporated with Xmas music and it was impressive! Highly recommend it. The visual was amazing and the program is worth it. Looking forward to the Pink Floyd program!

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Thank theodorakou
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great experience. The seats were comfortable and the music was well chosen. However the music show was the only show we could see, since there are no English programs. However the staff is nice. We bought tickets online are there were no troubles with them.

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Thank MartiLambova
Cologne, Germany
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We went to their Queen show which was absolutely amazing. The seats are very comfortable. It's a nice "getaway" ... totally relaxing.

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Thank Julie-3105
Bochum, Germany
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I love it! Nice shows & full of science & fantasy! Verry different programms,some shows for kinds for example.Sometimes live events like concerts.Airconditioning sistem is outstanding,I never feel problems with heat & oxygene here.

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Thank Anatoliy A
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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609 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This attraction proved to be quite popular, since I had to buy a ticket for later in the day. The projection of a movie about the development of the universe on the dome of the planetarium was quite nice. There's not so much new to learn from it though, except for maybe getting a better sense of the timescales involved.... More 

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Thank RHAHJ
Bochum, Germany
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The planetarium has comfortable seats, a very good high-contrast projection system for the wide dome, and a very active staff who provide and prepare a splendid selection of astronomical shows, music shows, and educational events. The program with its daily different selection is on the web. Enjoy - as we have done many times!

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Thank Elmar T
Bochum, Germany
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

I have seen many different shows here and all have been excellent, interesting and enjoyable. It is the best in the region and you can see how passionate they are about what they do in the shows they produce.

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Devon
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

We saw a performance with music from Pink Floyd and this was a wonderful and very professionally done. Of all the many (and excellent) attractions in Bochum, this is my favourite and is also excellent value for money. It's clean, comfortable and the staff are helpful and friendly and I would certainly recommend the planetarium to anyone of any age.... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

We pitched up in the morning expecting to go round a museum that would explain about planets, stars, nebulas and galaxys - fat chance. They run multimodal shows several times a day so we had to come back later (messed up my planning). We watched "Faszinierendes Weltall" (Fascinating Space). You recline in a seat and watch the whole dome come... More 

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