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Nehru Planetarium

Nehru Planetarium

Nehru Planetarium in Mumbai is considered as a paradise for the astronomy and cosmos lovers. This is housed in an astounding cylindrical shaped complex that also features restaurant, art gallery, library, cultural center along with a gallery called Discovery of India. Nehru Planetarium was designed by Mr. J.M. Kadri, one of India's finest architects, which is 8 kms away from the city center.

  • Highlights: Planetarium, Discovery of India and Art gallery,
  • How to Reach: Nehru Planetarium is easily reachable from all the portions of the city by through taxis or buses.
  • Timings: 10.30 AM to 5.00 AM (Closed on Sunday)
  • Entry fee: Rs. 50 for adults, Rs. 25 for children
  • Attractions of Nehru Planetarium in Mumbai

    The main highlight of the Nehru Planetarium is the wide range of cubicles which is able to measure the weight in all the nine planets of the solar system. Another key attraction is the "Discovery of India" exhibition center near to the planetarium, which shows a 14 minute exhibition and it covers all the various parts of the philosophical, artistic and academic travel of India through the periods.

    All of these works are displayed in 14 galleries which consists major artistic and architectural works, audio visuals and photographs. Students are the most interested population flooded to this arena to gather very useful information. Also this center also shows the supersonic jet, railway engine, tramcar and steam lorry. The marble panelled auditorium in the basement of Nehru Planetarium boasts of wonderful acoustic effects and has a capacity to accommodate around 1000 people at a time.

    Nehru Planetarium in Mumbai Reveals The Cosmic World!

    Nehru planetarium in Mumbai serves as a great platform for aspiring astronomers by providing an insight into the cosmic world. Everyone visits this planetarium can get a chance to have a good overview of the solar system. This planetarium in Mumbai provides the special setup to watch study and capture the photograph of the eclipses and other important programs like meteroid showers.

    If the visitors are much curious to watch the phenomena little closer, they can utilize the telegraphs installed outside the planetarium. The Digistar-3 Planetarium Equipment is also available here to provide a wonderful space experience for visitors. Nehru planetarium has a mobile mini planetarium facility for creating awareness in the people residing in rural areas, about the astronomical activities and these shows are highly in demand nowadays.

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