Planetarium of Bogotá

The Planetarium of Bogotá is a cultural center and planetarium located in the International Center of Bogota, Colombia, within Independence Park. Its observatory is South America's largest cupola.

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The Planetarium was built at the initiative of Mayor Virgilio Barco Vargas in 1967, and officially opened on December 22, 1969. This was the first of a set of nine museums, which operate today as a cultural center in the city. The Planetarium contains not only the theater of stars, but also the Museum of Bogotá (former Museum of Urban Development), the Santa Fe Gallery, and Sala Oriol Rangel. The building also housed in the beginning, the Natural Science Museum, the Film District and the Museum of Modern Art.

In 2008, when the city turned 470 years old, the Planetarium bought a new projector. In order to provide better service to visitors, a public a souvenir shop and a modern café were created.

In 2011 began the final stage of planetary remodeling which reinforced the structure, improved signage, renewed dome projection screen, expanded capacity and built the Space Museum, which consists of five interactive rooms.

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Didier Osorio
10 October 2015
Facilities are great! !. Experience for kids is amazing. People is so kind. Is a good plan for families.
Stefano Santucci
25 October 2014
Visita fija para los curiosos y los que amamos el Universo, el Domo es uno de lo más grandes de latinoamérica. Tienen un museo del espacio, exposiciones fijas, restaurante y tiendita de sourvenirs.
Andrés Botero Hoyos
31 March 2015
Arquitectura y acabados interiores muy lindos, exhibiciones bien montadas, sala de actividades dirigidas para niños (el día que yo visité, las actividades eran de plastilina).
Hansa Tours
3 January 2014
Trae tu telescopio. 11 de enero. Asesoría en el conocimiento, mantenimiento y uso adecuado de sus telescopios y binoculares. Tarifa plena $12.000. Adultos mayores $6.000 Estudiantes con carné: $11.000
Wilson Chan
6 January 2016
Para conhecer a visita é gratuita, para aproveitar alguns outros serviços, é pago. Os guias são muito bem capacitados, a estrutura é muito boa e tudo muito bem explorado
Aristeu Duarte
27 July 2014
El Dome está lindo. Un show realmente. Adicional a esto tomé el mejor café de Bogotá. El el piso -1. Recomiendo.
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Tue 1:00 PM–8:00 PM
Wed Noon–8:00 PM
Thu 1:00 PM–9:00 PM
Fri Noon–9:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
Sun 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

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