Birla Planetarium Hyderabad

  • Birla Mandir, Hill Fort Road, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • 040 2323 5081
  • 10.30 - 8 PM

Birla Planetarium Hyderabad- Ever travelled across the milky way ducking some wayward asteroids that threatened to bump right into you, Birla Planetarium Hyderabad steering your way in air-conditioned comfort around stars that blaze away at zillions of degrees centigrade, and in general “boldly going where no man has ever gone before”? Unless you’re in the select NASA team that will next tour outer space, this is the closest that you can get to being Captain James Kirk. Close to the Birla Temple stands the grand structure of the B M Birla Planetarium. It’s one of the few technically advanced and modern science planetariums in the country and a place of pride for the Hyderabadis.

Birla Planetarium Hyderabad shows give you the feeling of actually being ‘out there’. The place is slowly being developed into a fine center for the study of astronomy. The Birla Planetarium is open for visitors from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. The Planetarium remains closed on the last Thursday of every month.Birla Planetarium is India’s most modern Planetarium and first of it’s kind in the country. It is equipped with the most advanced technology from Japan and built on Naubatpahad.

The Birla Planetarium Hyderabad is an accolade to the advances made in technology and science since the dawn of human civilization. Late Sri N.T.Rama Rao inaugurated this beautiful dome shaped architectural wonder, on 8th September 1985. The B.M. Birla Planetarium and Science Museum is an absolute visit during your trip to Hyderabad. Kids are sure to enjoy this planetarium and the variety of knowledge it has to offer.

The Birla Planetarium Hyderabad offers daily sky shows (in Telugu and English) reciting various aspects of the enigmatic Cosmos, the mind boggling mysteries of the Universe, the undying comets, the Hubble Space Telescope, Eclipses, the puzzling Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO’s) and the very recent clash of the Titans. As the sky show begins, the visitors are virtually transferred into the galaxy as they watch a large canopy of dark sky, full of shining stars looking down upon them. Birla Planetarium Hyderabad has convincing background sound effect multiplies the feel of being in outer space, which adds to the excitement and exhilaration.

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