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The Robert J. Novins Planetarium

1 College Dr, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ 08753-2239
+1 732-255-0343
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The Beatles

The Beatles light show was super cool. Very entertaining & prices reasonable..would enjoy going... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
727Jenny
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Brick, New Jersey
via mobile
Great programs and staff!

Our family of five visits the Novins Planetarium often, enjoying many of the programs there. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cxtine11
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Toms River
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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.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
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1 College Dr, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ 08753-2239
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+1 732-255-0343
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Beatles light show was super cool. Very entertaining & prices reasonable..would enjoy going with a larger private group party. They do special rates..

Thank 727Jenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of five visits the Novins Planetarium often, enjoying many of the programs there. We just had our son's 5th birthday party there and it was great! From booking the party to the end clean up, the incredible and friendly staff members went out...More

Thank cxtine11
Amanda B, Manager at The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have gone to shows here and will return often. They offer so many different types of shows and my wife and I love going here. You can see their website for what it playing.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Modern-day planetarium with all the bells and whistles .light shows, sound shows monthly night sky's. Etc

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We saw the Enchanted Reef show with nighttime sky discussion at end. The reef show was really cute. I have a 6 year old boy and a 9 year old girl. Both kids loved it when they got splashed with water. The show kept them...More

1  Thank Erica S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Programs at OCC are as good as any planetarium in the country. The speakers are excellent. The programs are varied with the seasons. It is easy to lose yourself in the stars.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We hosted our son's 6th birthday party here and it was so much fun! Amanda suggested Teenager's Guide to the Galaxy and the kids (ages 3.5 to 10) were engaged listening to the "big kids." After the film, our host, a retired elementary school teacher,...More

2  Thank lkdef
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The planetarium has wonder kids events. My daughter has enjoyed many shows there and we are always pleased.

1  Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I had house guests with 8 year old and decided to show them more than the seashore so took them to planetarium at Ocean Co. College. It was a great show and my guests were all very impressed that little Ocean County has such a...More

1  Thank 373galew
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Planetarium was great! I held my son's 6th birthday there. They even supplied some toys and activities to the children to play with prior to the party

2  Thank Bmac0620
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