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The ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre is a cutting-edge free astronomy centre for the public located at the site of ESO Headquarters in Garching bei München, providing you with an immersive experience that will leave you in awe of the...more
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2, 85748 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
We spent the afternoon today in the supernova. Saw the Limbradur Show and took a walk in the exhibition. You really need more time to see everything. Pretty amazing what they do there and all for free!!! We will definitely come back again.
Even if you only have a passing interest in astronomy, astrophysics or space exploration you simply cannot miss this place!
Everything is in English and German and over 90% of the exhibits are interactive. The Planetarium show was fantastic and highly informative.
The staff cannot...More
This is a great place to visit. Displays are in English and German. This facility is very clean. I would suggest wearing good walking shoes as the shape of the facility is a figure 8, with slightly elevated ramps, there are elevators available. There are...More
This new museum dedicated to astronomy is well designed in a modern architecture. Good exhibits about science and technology related to observing the Universe, and a planetarium with multiple shows. Easy to reach by subway 35min from downtown Munich.
Had a fantastic visit today, spent about three hours here including the tour. Lots of fantastic information in the supanova both interactive and on boards to read. Had an amazing architect tour with Calum (fellow Scot) who gave us lots of information not only about...More
Date of experience: June 2018
Oana S, Community Coordinator at ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018
Thank you for your review Tasha! We're very glad you enjoyed your visit & look forward to welcoming you back!
The museum provides clear and comprehensive explanation of astronomy and the galaxy.
The illustrations which include virtual reality contribute to the experience.
The planetarium has to be booked in advance.
We spent there 4 hours and still didn't cover all of the place.
The brand new ESO Supernova planetarium is a must if you are interested in astronomy. The 255 meter spiral walkway takes you through various topics of the universe and solar system - with interactive elements and VR experiences to go with it.
Another great reason...More
Date of experience: April 2018
Oana S, Public Relations Manager at ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018