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Address: Avenida Roberto Garza Sada No. 1000 | Col. Carrizalejo, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Monterrey 66254, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 81 8303 0001
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10:30 - 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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A Nice Place for the Little Ones

It's actually more fun for the kids, its like a science museum so they get to play around while learning, IMAX Theater is very good. They have also a small aquarium on ground... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Monterrey, Mexico
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427 reviews
194 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's actually more fun for the kids, its like a science museum so they get to play around while learning, IMAX Theater is very good. They have also a small aquarium on ground level and some animals on the outside. There is also a playground outside.

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mexico
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Memorable museum spectacular movie Always fabulous Great ideas Great exhibits Great staff Special opportunity to feed the peacocks and ducks outside Unforgettable memories with children

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Planetario A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Planetario Alfa, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Planetario Alfa is one of the most memorable spots in the city, specially for children, due to the interactive exhibitions, great movies and beautiful gardens. More 

Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know why it's listed twice but as I stated in the other listing, not a place to be missed when down in Monterrey. Look up their facebook page to see when they have free entry and their event calendar. I went back in July and it was a great experience, there is an IMAX theatre in the middle... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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6 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you have kids this place is a must once a year! Museums, surround 360 movies, big wild birds, fish, technology and physics games, gardens, big, open and enjoyable.

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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Planetarium has outdoor and indoor activities demonstrating some of the physical laws mostly for kids. All the equipment looks old and is not taken good care of. Inside they are screening documentaries or movies depending on what theme they have in the current month. Usually it is default movie format projected on the curved ceiling of the planetarium theather. Do... More 

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Midlothian, Texas
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

there is a big round screen that they show movies and they have a lot of exhibits where the kids can spend a lot of time also there is some outside activities

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Has hand on exhibitions so that both, children and adults interact and apply fun and amazing the laws of physics. A good time for families with young children.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Geared mostly towards kids, this was still enjoyable for our 3 adult group. Clever experiments, science experiment demonstrations, and a nice (tiny) observatory. We had a nice couple hours here - and especially enjoyed the park-like grounds which were peaceful and relaxing in a quiet San Pedro neighborhood.

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Kirkland, Washington
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There are many things for your kids to do here, also, the movie they play (varies) is impressive! As an adult I enjoy visiting here, I'm sure my kid loves it!. During summer, be sure to stay well hydrated as it gets hot !! Don't forget sunscreen for the little ones!

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Zacatecas, Mexico
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I am looking forward to go again, it is fantastic experience for adults and for kids as well. i love it there.

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