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Missed opportunity to see the show

Most of the shows shown are in German and you can be lucky if you have a show in English, try to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Saibhuvi b
Worth a trip!

The Planetarium in Mannheim offers a great variety of different astronomy related shows, some even... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
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3 Oct 2017
“Missed opportunity to see the show”
7 May 2017
“Lacklustre ”
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Wilhelm-Varnholt-Allee 1, 68165 Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Most of the shows shown are in German and you can be lucky if you have a show in English, try to check in the website before planning to visit to make sure the english show is there. When we went there, there is no...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Saibhuvi b
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This place is tiny. They also do not accept cards as it all too often the case in Germany. The shows are in 2d and just projected over a concave ceiling. There is nothing else there, it's basically just a gimmicky cinema. There are no...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank WillP793
Reviewed 6 December 2016

They have a nice cafe and good food and the planetarium is a spectacular experience the staff was wey helpful and nice

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Arild G
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Planetarium in Mannheim offers a great variety of different astronomy related shows, some even in english :) The majority are in german so if you have a basic german vocabulary, you should give some of the regular programs a shot. Free parking is available...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Squiddlysid
Reviewed 25 March 2016

As a couple that speaks no German whatsoever, we looked for the next English show, which was only 9 euros each. Really comfortable and awe inspiring atmosphere, definitely something good to do in Mannheim

Date of experience: March 2016
5  Thank Matt T
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Defintly worth a visit. The kids went there with their Kindergarten group and later with their school class, so I decided I want to go there too. I did not regret it :-)

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Wolfgang P
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Amazing experience. Never seen anything like this before. I was blown away by the hemispheric screen and the quality of it all.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank shoresofreedom
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Went there earlier today and it was a nice show which was in English. Effetcs were good sound was awesome show was great! Yet it was short only 40 minutes..

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Kane M
Reviewed 7 November 2013

We took our 4 year old son to his first visit to a Planetarium. My last visit to a Planetarium, alike ny wife had been like 25 years ago so this was also a lot of fun to us. Our son really loved it and...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Helderluca
Reviewed 22 September 2012

What can you expect from a Planetarium ? Only if you are interested in astronomy, that's the place to go. Don't get me wrong.I have a lot of respect to all technic lovers. By the way next door is the technical museum.

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank cnxmike
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