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Address: Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
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+60 3-2273 4303
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09:30 - 16:15
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The whole place was saved by 2 main exhibits

Expected a lot from this place. Dissapointed due to a lot of exhibits was closed due to maintenance or repair. The rest are not much interactive and you didnt stay long to go... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
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Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
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91 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expected a lot from this place. Dissapointed due to a lot of exhibits was closed due to maintenance or repair. The rest are not much interactive and you didnt stay long to go through one by one. The movie show was interesting mainly due to the way they projected the movie on to the cube dome but I think its... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 hrs there including the space theatre show (there are 3 movies). Kids don't want to leave, they can't get enough to play around with the Anti Gravity Room and the observation platform at level 1. Another highlight will be the space pod but we didn't try that this time. Free entrance to the gallery, only small fees... More 

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Thank AkaiChong
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

an interesting place for person who like discovering astronomy with planetarium and small gallery, musium of astronomy. the planetarium is quite big but the dome is quite bright and i think it isnt really good, quite disapointed about that. from 10-12 am, they open for the guess to see the sun through celestron telescope, it is fun and i really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The planetarium was very educational and functional. It doesn't just show the basics of astronomy and the early tools used by scientists to discover the skies, it also tells about the history of Malaysia putting itself and an astronaut in space, as a sign of progress. Kids can also feel an anti-gravity room. Those are by the way seen for... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very much aimed at children. The movie was about 20 minutes long and quite boring for adults. For £4 you could see the latest Hollywood movie at a local cinema instead. I would recommend skipping the movie and just making the most of the free entry to the rest of the museum and the air con.

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North East England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We got there and the timed events and time between our visit did not fit in as the time of event had either passed or too long to wait. so we did not see everything. Bits we saw were in a foreign language and did not interest me much. Steep climb to the entrance. Might be a few interesting bits... More 

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Thank Honesty183
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The Planetarium is nestled in the greeneries of Lake garden, on top of a small hill. Entrance is free and it costs an extra RM6 (adult)/ RM4 (child) for a 25-minute movie in the theatre. We were greeted by a Space Pod ride right after the entrance. It is a motion ride which simulates the ride in space ship. It... More 

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Thank YD H
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The National Planetarium is conveniently located in Kualumpur’s Lake Gardens & it sits on a small hill between the famous KL Bird Park & National Museum. It is dedicated to all things related to science & astronomy. It’s really a fun & educational place for kids to learn about the Planet & Universe. The main entrance leads into a series... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

2 hours flew by at the Planetarium. Very well maintained ( renovated) with some really nice things to fuel kids' curiosity. There's a beautiful glass ball that shows you the specificities of the planets just by pressing on a planet name on the console. Much easier for a kid to remember how Mercury has a dust storm or Jupiter has... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The National Planetarium is one of the many lesser known attractions in Kuala Lumpur. Our youngest wants to be an astronaut (at the moment) so when we heard it in the news that entrance is free till October, we made plans to visit. Overall it is a great way to spend 1-2 hours with young children, especially when they are... More 

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