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ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Super afternoon

We spent the afternoon today in the supernova. Saw the Limbradur Show and took a walk in the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Juergen R
Munich, Germany
via mobile
Scientific Must-see

Even if you only have a passing interest in astronomy, astrophysics or space exploration you... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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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
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2, 85748 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 326900
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Juergen R
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank martinuksa
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank jlblais59
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Maxime B
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

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
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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!

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

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 staff...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Iceman_love_travel
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

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
Thank uhlemand
Oana S, Public Relations Manager at ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you very much for the review, Christian!

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