Discovering the Medellin Planetarium

Posted by on May 10, 2013

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Medellin Planetarium has received over a million visitors since its opening in October 1984. This planetarium is intended to promote scientific and technological culture among the citizens of Colombia. So it has created a dynamic and fun environment to help with education.

Medellin Planetarium entrance

Medellin Planetarium entrance

Medellin Planetarium side

Medellin Planetarium side

In his audience there were very diverse scientific exhibitions such as molecular biology or quantum mechanics guided by national and foreign professionals. In 2006 the Planetarium was renovated completely and joined the largest scientific and recreational area of the city in the north of Medellin. Right there is the Parque Explora, North Park, the Park of Wishes and some units of the University of Antioquia.

Medellin Planetarium

Medellin Planetarium

In addition to a library it now offers a permanent exhibition hall dedicated to space history. This planetarium is notable for its commitment to scientific and technological dissemination, besides promoting scientific and technological spirit in the community.

Medellin Planetarium outside seats

Medellin Planetarium outside seats

Medellin Planetarium photos: fab_zac, Quilian Riano, JRDesign1.

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