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National Planetarium

Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2273 4303
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Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2273 4303
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read the reviews in trip advisor that it is a good place to visit. So we went there with high hopes. It was our 1st time there. Nothing much really. Just a 10 minutes visit to the exhibition for us. Anti-gravity room is just...More

Thank Wan Syasliza M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was really excited to visit the Planetarium, as I've seen quite a few around Europe. Inside it, there is a cool exhibit about space and lots of things to try out that are fun for children. Unlucky for us, that day several school classes...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

There is nothing special to see in the exhibition. Some of the things are broken and not functioning.

Thank Ong H
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This really is a gem if a place. The exhibit halls are free and they offer an interesting perspective on space travel with lots of great hands on opportunities including a space craft to sit in. Kids will love the anti/gravity room. The main dome...More

Thank David_Jackson850
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to learn outer space, planet & related history. There are indoor & outdoor exhibition. Outdoor is free. Theatre will need to pay. Parking is Limited. Overall are good experience

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

this place is more suitable for kids to play. its hard to enjoy without a guide to brief bout all displays. not all visitors will enjoy reading those board info. get bored after 30min inside. for me, the gravity room, airspace toilet, sleeping bag, space...More

Thank arwen n
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I had never visited any Planetarium in Asia before. Last planetarium I had visited was Adler Planetarium in Chicago Illinois. If I compare both of them - I feel National Planetarium to be dull. I visited it after National Museum in last July 2016. Place...More

Thank R0nin1770
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Entrance is free if you are not going to watch a movie. Worth a visit for kids and adult, near to other museum or parks (police musuem, Islamic arts musuem, bird park) and not far from National mosque or china town : about 30 minutes...More

Thank Elyes-Benachour
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This place seems abandoned, Hardly anyone there to my surprise. There are very few things to capture your interest. And to come so far it is really a waste of time.

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Go for the shows in the theatre, or if you have kids and need some entertaining and education for them, with observation deck

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Diyah P
16 November 2016|
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Response from YD H | Reviewed this property |
Free entrance, with separate tickets for 3D movie in the theatre
Steve M
20 September 2016|
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Response from aliBristolUK | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember if there was a little slope to get into where the tickets are to inside - I suggest you email them directly
4 September 2016|
Response from mguha123 |
Closed at night & no telescope yet