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This planetarium was excellent. The original planetarium of Carl Zeiss. The show on the universe... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Out of this World!

A great mix of stars and film, with a super quote."Planet Earth is an oasis of life in a vast... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Peter S
Amersham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This planetarium was excellent. The original planetarium of Carl Zeiss. The show on the universe was entertaining and informative.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Cosmofighter
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A great mix of stars and film, with a super quote."Planet Earth is an oasis of life in a vast nothingness. We should cherish it"

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 June 2018

A well presented and informative show. Naturally all in German, but glad I could understand most of it. I liked the phrase “ Earth is an oasis of life in a huge void” Parking was not easy but found a place up the hill. Had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This was ok. Most of the show we watched was a bit like ‘Lost in Space’. Some things were based on fact but mostly it was hypothetical stuff. It was also a put. 20 minutes too long. Our son( normally riveted by science) slept through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 406kerryh
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had a wonderful time seeing a show about the planets. It was in German only so if you don't speak the language you can still enjoy the visuals.More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank andijah
Planetarium-Jena, Online Kundenbetreuung at Zeiss-Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Visitor, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit to our planetarium eventhough the show was in german. We usually don't have enough international guests to show our programs in english on a regular schedule. But if you come with a group of 15...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The person in the ticket office is completely not friendly. He donot want to help unless you speak german. Not very pleasant to be here.More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Moneeb A
Planetarium-Jena, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Zeiss-Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear Sir, we apologize that your visit was a bad experience for you. It would be a great help, if you could write us via: technik@planetarium-jena.de when you were visiting us and what exactly happened, so that we can discuss the situation with our employee....More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The person at the entrance said it was all in German and discouraged me from going in. Since I didn't enter, I am unable to comment further.More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sgross650
Planetarium-Jena, Mitarbeiter Online Kommunikation at Zeiss-Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear Susan, we are sorry that you are disappointed. But unfortunately most of our shows run regularly in german. We do play shows in different languages, but usually you have to order them as a group. Another alternative would have been to watch a music...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice film very well presented. We got a discount because we also visited the Zeiss optisches Museum

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dillwyn R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I took my children to the 8pm program Space Symphony program. I knew it was to music, which is why we went, since we do not speak or understand German I figured it was 'safe' and would be entertaining. It was not a stars/planets show-...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 8 January 2017

One of the oldest planetariums in the world in the heart of the city of Jena. In walking distance from the city center. Check available shows online.

Date of experience: December 2016
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