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Planetario Calouste Gulbenkian

Praca Imperio | Belém, 1400, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
+351 21 362 0002
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The sky right here!

Here you can simulate the universe. With a very nice set of projectors, they simulate all the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Helder S
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Lisbon, Portugal
Could be better...

I love this kind of places and was really excited to have an opportunity to visit it, Well, it... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
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The planetarium adjoins the Maritime Museum. Some programs are in English, and some are geared toward children.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 12:00, 13:45 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Praca Imperio | Belém, 1400, Lisbon 1400-206, Portugal
Belem
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Here you can simulate the universe. With a very nice set of projectors, they simulate all the events in the sky, and the positions of the stars and planets all over the year and where they are in the sky. Very nice!

Thank Helder S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I love this kind of places and was really excited to have an opportunity to visit it, Well, it wasn’t the complete disappointment, but it could be far, far better; it is short, outdated and not very attractive presentation.

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We only went to the planetario as queues for the monastery were too long. It was OK but nothing special. The session took one hour but I'm sure it could have been done in half the time. Not impressed that it was all in Portuguese...More

Thank anaowen
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The experience is very simple and short, if you can get the discount of 2.50€ you can manage to be satisfied :P otherwise I don't suggest it. You can use your time in Lisbon in a better way. There is the English version on the...More

1  Thank MariaLaura88
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was a little disappointed , I thought a little amateur in the animations . with so many companies doing fantastic things , should seriously think of upgrading . My little children , of course liked , but ... I do not much.

Thank Ana Luisa F
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Having persuaded my family how great it would be to go to a planetarium.. I couldn't have been more disappointed. Extremely amateurish and boring; so bad in fact it was pretty funny and we all had a good laugh so the trip wasn't totally wasted...More

Thank VeitchB
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This museum holds some of the most beautiful exhibits I have seen. Every piece is perfect and beautifully displayed. There is a fine art collection too. I especially enjoyed the impressionist paintings and the furniture collection. Allow a few hours so you can walk through...More

1  Thank mrsmon2016
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

What a big disappointment... I used to love this place as a child, but now it just feels like a cheap projection system... :/ Noisy speakers and bad projection totally ruins the experience. Will not return unless they update the all system.

Thank Hugo F
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Nice interactive movie for children explaining the very basics of astronomy with a basic children story . Nice option for a rainy day with kids.

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed 30 March 2016

You'll see many delicate and elaborate pieces of arts from Europe, Anatolia, Persia, and China: carpets, vases, portraits, furnitures, jewelery, and so on. The ticket is 6 € for adults (it must be 2,5 € for students). It's worth to see. It's in a kind...More

Thank Oznurcngz
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