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Address: Av. Roberto Garza Sada No. 1000 | Col. Carrizalejo, Monterrey 66254, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 83030001
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14:30 - 19:00
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Tue - Fri 14:30 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Planetario Alfa has an interactive science museum, an Omnimax Theatre, an...

Planetario Alfa has an interactive science museum, an Omnimax Theatre, an Astronomical Observatory and beautiful gardens. The Planetario Alfa was founded by Grupo Industrial Alfa in october 11, 1978. The astronomical and science center has had 13 millions of visitors.

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Great place to spend an afternoon

This is a great place if you like science, you can get into the Imax theatre and watch the movies they have available and also you get to learn while playing.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Karla G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place if you like science, you can get into the Imax theatre and watch the movies they have available and also you get to learn while playing.

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ACAPULCO
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The iMax featured a movie about USA national parks and was awesome. The space exhibits were all in Spanish and a bit boring. This is not really a planetarium. They have a small telescope and couldn't see anything. If you don't like lots of crying kids, probably not a good place to go.

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Thank MANSIONMAN
Long Beach, CA
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This was a fun place to visit. They teach conservation and recycling and share information about space travel and the planets.

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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Right now is not the best attraction to go. They don't have the best maintenance. Right now they have a problem because the owners want to sale and build a luxuries buildings and commercial center, etc. The IMAX movies are amazing, they always have an excellent diversity. The restaurant is not good. The expositions some are good, but another are... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I had visited this place last week along with friends. The iMax experience was just mind boggling. The documentary about the Grand Canyon was awesome. The museum also had 4 more floors of interesting science activities. I could see many kids enjoying the experience. I visited on the first Tuesday of the month when it is completely FREE :)

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Had it not been for the movie Journey to Space and peacocks outside, this place would had been a complete waste of time. I was really excited to spend a day there. To my dismay, it took about 2 hours (15 minutes of it waiting for the movie and 40 minutes to watch it). 2 floors were under constructions...hopefully for... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Bring the kids, they will like it. For couples depends on the day, some day of the week, I dont recall which one, they bring food trucks and a small bazaar which is also a good experience. They are planning on closing it to use the land for housing, so enjoy it while it lasts.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

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Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014

This Imax theatre is nice, sits in a park like setting. Worth a trip if you are looking for something to do while in Monterey.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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109 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

I have been here many times in my life. The location is beautiful. this is not the typical planetarium. If you compare it to the US planetariums this is small. But it is all the city needs. It has beautiful gardens with animals, children love coming to see them. It also has a playground with an outside café. In the... More 

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