Planetarium of Bogotá

Bogota, Colombia

Planetarium of Bogotá


The Planetarium of Bogotá is a cultural center and planetarium located in the International Center of Bogota, Colombia, within Independence Park. Its dome has a 23-metre screen cupola.

The Planetarium was built at the initiative of Mayor Virgilio Barco Vargas in 1967, and officially opened on December 22, 1969. This was the first of a set of nine museums, which operate today as a cultural center in the city. The Planetarium also contains a Space Museum, a Public Library and a Conference Auditorium. The building also housed in the beginning, the Natural Science Museum, the Film District and the Museum of Modern Art.

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