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Planet Discovery, Beirut

2.5
#12 of 13 in Museums in Beirut
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Beirut Souks, Souk Ayyas.

CONTACT INFO

T. 01 980 650 – 60 ext. 3440 – 3441

F. 01 990 236

planetdiscovery@solidere.com.lb

HOURS

Monday – Friday: 08:30 – 18:00

Saturday – Sunday: 10:30 – 19:00

Holidays: 10:30 – 19:00

Closed on New Year’s Day

EXHIBITIONS

Planet Discovery’s interactive exhibitions and programs contribute to childhood development and encourage self-guided exploration, providing opportunities for children to learn by doing.

Journey into the Stars!

Revisiting the solar system 400 years after Galileo, this exhibition brings us up to date on the latest discoveries in our galaxy.

Unfinished house:

Children work in teams to achieve a common goal while developing their social and physical coordination skills in this pretend construction site.

Ant:

How do ants form colonies? Learn about these organized insects with a giant ant figurine and model ant hill.

What makes you, You?:

Find out what happens before birth, why our bodies develop and how genetics influence who you are.

Physics phenomena:

Explore the laws of physics with the zigzag light box, Pythagorean theorem, gears, magnets and more!

Voice pipes:

Whisper through the tubes! Discover the technology that people used to communicate across distances.

Sugars… in the body:

Where does sucrose come from, and what happens to sugar in your body? Follow the journey of sugar molecules, from sugar cane to glucose.

Senses:

Listen, see, touch, smell and taste! With our five senses, we perceive the surrounding world and adapt to changes in our environment. Flex your sensory muscles in this exhibition dedicated to touch, smell and sight.
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
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4.1
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  • Good place to let your children discover and understand some physics and chemical things . The stuff was good in accompaniment and explaining to kids . Not a big museum,but enough .  more »
  • Have you heard of a place where they charge parents for attending puppet show?? Rude staff and complete ripoff for a c- place  more »
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  • The kids enjoyed the place a lot, the sections are divers and fits many age categories , the full tour is 1.5 hours and the ticket is 17000LP per kid, parents can join for free. There are biology, science , and physics sections, and a building area. There is an art workshop for extra charge.
  • This place needs definitely some maintenance. The idea of scientific discoveries for the kids is perfect. The experience tools/machines that are there are either not working properly or at the end of their life. They also mixed the area for under 10 years old with the area for over 10 years old. This makes small children play with things that are not intended to them. The WC are open; without doors. I didn't get the reason behind it, but it is really embarrassing for young children to sit in front of all that enter the WCs.
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