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Eise Eisinga Planetarium

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Nice solar system museum

This is one of the best museum ever visited.For children and adults,nice experience.All is in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Haarlem, The Netherlands

The only planetarium in the world, you must see this it s very interesting it is little but great... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Franeker, The Netherlands
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“living room”(12 reviews)
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All reviews solar system living room worth a visit few hours old house wonderful experience small room english language small scale amazing place don t miss self guided planetarium planets world model man
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best museum ever visited.For children and adults,nice experience.All is in a perfect scale and still working after centuries.Amazing!More than worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

The only planetarium in the world, you must see this it s very interesting it is little but great what you see there

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hessel32018
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

The little museum is well organised so that there is plenty to do until it is time to look at the remarkable planetarium. Well worth a visit and not expensive either. Some steep stairs .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 107adriany
Reviewed 30 September 2018

wonderful experience in the oldest planetarium in the world. everybody must see the genius of the Eisinga

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A fascinating subject and amazing that the planetarium is still working. Mostly it's self-guided with very informative displays around the subjects of Space and cosmology (in English and German). Then the actual highlight is the guided visit into planetarium (a relatively small room that was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drjones531
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

In Franeker, an old city in the northern region Friesland in The Netherlands, Eise Eisinga built a planatarium in his living room starting in 1774. Although he was a genius he had to start working and took over the family business in wool combing from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Martine P
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The staff went out of their way to accommodate our lack of speaking Dutch. The planetarium was amazing and I was intrigued at the knowledge and skill of someone from so long ago. If your interested in the stars this is a must visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kdrohanwood
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I agree with a previous review: with the formal explanation of the working model, given in the Planetarium room, the door to this amazing experience opens. Before that it is indeed an interesting old house from the 18th century. I suppose one has to have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours being amazed by the simplicity and complexity of this working planetarium. Well worth a visit. The explanation is given in different languages; the English one was excellent. The other rooms also hold very interesting and unusual objects, all to do...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PJT1009
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Be very unusual planetarium to say the least. Built over 200 years ago in the man's living room it is unique. English language presentation in the planetarium is available. Be sure to go to the Eric and see the works. It's up to little red...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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20 August 2015|
Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
Adults are 4.75 Euro, children up to 13 are 4 Euro and children younger than 4 are free. As of August 2015