Parque de los deseos and Planetarium

One of the favorite things to do in Medellin by locals and visitors is visiting the Parque de los deseos and Planetarium that are located right at the bottom of the University station of the metro, in the same area as Jardin Botanico, parque Explora and Universidad de Antioquia.

Things to do in Medellin: Planetarium

Medellin Planetarium

Medellin’s planetarium offers its visitors a small window to peek into the vastness of the universe.

The Planetarium goal, as an educational scenario, is to create an informal, dynamic and playful learning experience with an interactive approach, integrating the knowledge of the universe in its different aspects like science, technology, art and pedagogy.

The Planetarium of Medellin is among the most modern in the world, with a digital dome for high quality impressive experiences.

Just outside the planetarium, the visitors will find the Parque de los Deseos, a nice place to relax and share with friends. Many film festivals and other kind of artistic shows are presented very often at this open scenario, that counts with a food court and some other attractions.

Things to do in Medellin: Parque de los Deseos

Parque de los Deseos Medellin

Located at: Carrera 52 # 71 – 117
Phone: 5 16 83 00

Operation hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:00 a.m to 5:45 p.m (ticket office closes at 4:45 p.m.)
Thursday and Friday: 8:00 a.m to 7:40 p.m con (ticket office closes at 6:45 p.m.)
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 10:00 am to 6:45 pm (ticket office closes at 5:45 p.m.)


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4 Responses to Parque de los deseos and Planetarium

  1. Wow!! I didn’t know Medellin had so many interesting places to go. Now I wanna go.

    Ethan Woods February 19, 2013 at 7:46 pm
  2. Whenever you decide to visit Medellin you sholudn’t miss to go to it’s planetarium. It is really nice.

    Diane Anders February 28, 2013 at 12:39 pm
  3. Thanks for your post it’s so good to know a bit more about different places and things to do in Medellin.

    Robert Mancini March 5, 2013 at 5:15 am
  4. Hey very cool site!! Beautiful .. Amazing .. I will bookmark your site and take the feeds also…I’m happy to find a lot of useful information about Medellin right here within the post.

    kim Briton March 20, 2013 at 6:19 pm

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