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Galilee Planetarium

of Montpellier Agglomeration

Domaine(s) : Astronomy

Region : Languedoc-Roussillon

Photo Eric Jondreville


The planetarium lets you fly closer to the sky.

Planned for all audiences (school, family or tourism for individuals and groups), the sessions are composed of two parts:
- Projection of a film,
- Presentation and explanation of the night sky by a guide.

In the 156 sits room, entertainments take you to visit the planets, galaxies and space.
The covered topics are, for example:
- Rendez-vous, exploration of the Moon,
- The small planet, ecological awareness of our environment,
- The race to Earth.

conferences are also set-up, as well as animations during celestial events such as eclipses of the moon or sun.


A session lasts about 45 minutes.

The planetarium is open daily during school holidays (School area A) and on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays outside school holidays.
It is closed on holidays except on November the 1st & 11th.

The ticket office opens at 13:30.
The first session is at 14:00 (for young children starting from 4 years old); the followings for evrybody, take place every hours from 15.00 to 17.00.
The last meeting helds at 18h30 on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the school holidays. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


For groups (and on direct booking with the planetarium), additional shows are available:
- Holidays on Altair, an adventure of Lum & Bog
- Mission Mars
- The guilty is from the sky,
- The universe through a telescope.

Shows are fit for children, and some of them are able to be watched per 4 years old children.

The theater is provided with 8 seats reserved for disable persons.


100 allee Ulysse
34000 Montpellier

Access by tram: Line 1, station 'Place de France'
By bus: Line 9 or Line 'La Ronde', bus stop 'Place de France' ;
By car:
- Highway A9, exit 'Montpellier Est', then direction 'Odysseum'
- Highway A75, exit Saint Jean de Vedas, then follow the A9 (direction Lyon) exit 'Millennium'
- From downtown Montpellier: Direction Port Marianne then 'Odysseum'.

The Planetarium is near the crossroads of London (known by the GPS)

N 43°36'12'', E 03°55'00''

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Photos Eric Jondreville

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