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Zeiss-Planetarium, Jena

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Observatory · Hidden Gem · Science Museum
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Take a trip to the stars at Zeiss-Planetarium, the oldest continuously operating planetarium in the world. See the movement of stars and planets projected on a 900 sq m (9,689 sq ft) domed ceiling. Learn about the skies with an educational show, entertain kids with a story, or listen to music from bands such as Queen and Pink Floyd with accompanying imagery projected onto the dome. Check the website to learn which shows are playing the day you plan to visit. Reservations can be made 24 hours before the show begins. With our international travel planner, Jena attractions like Zeiss-Planetarium can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We came here with the whole family from teenage kids to grandparents. Although it was in German (we are English speaking) it was still fascinating to view the shows. What an incredible idea to see.....  more
    We came here with the whole family from teenage kids to grandparents. Although it was in German (we are English speaking) it was still fascinating to view the shows. What an incredible idea to see.....  more »
  • This planetarium was excellent. The original planetarium of Carl Zeiss. The show on the universe was entertaining and informative. 
    This planetarium was excellent. The original planetarium of Carl Zeiss. The show on the universe was entertaining and informative.  more »
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  • Great little building, cool history. The shows are not all that relevant and besides the show there's nothing to do. In essence this is a cinema.
  • The show was very interesting. (In German only) During the Covid times they really care about your safety. You need to book tickets in advance, and a few seats are left empty between the groups of visitors. The selection of the buffet could be improved.

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