13 Planetariums in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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13 Planetariums to explore in India

The seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. A hotpot of languages, religions, numerous cultures & traditions.

Anand Bhawan Museum AllahabadNear Balson Chauraha, Allahabad - Faizabad Road, Tagore Town, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211001, India

The Anand Bhavan is a historic house museum in Allahabad, India, focusing on the Nehru Family.  It was bought by Indian political leader Motilal Nehru in the 1930s to serve as the residence of the Nehru family when the original mansion Swaraj Bhavan (previously called Anand Bhavan) was transformed into the local headquarters of the Indian National Congress. A planetarium named Jawahar planetarium is situated here.

Anna Science Center Planetarium OfficeTrichy - Pudukkottai, Near Airport, Lourde Nagar, K K Nagar, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620007, India

The Anna Science Centre Planetarium was established by the government of Tamil Nadu in 1999. Comprising of a number of exhibits that cover different eco-system and bio-diversity along

Birla Industrial & Technological Museum19A, Gurusaday Dutta Rd, Beck Bagan, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

This is the first scientific and industrial museum in India which was set up on 2nd May 1959. There are so many things to see and study scientifically and It is an amazing place and a must-visit for all the science lovers out there!

Digha Science Centre & National Science CampNew Digha, SH 57, New Digha, Midnapore, West Bengal 721463, India

Functions under the National Council of Science Museums inaugurated in 1997. This Science Centre showcases a comprehensive view of scientific principles through its 3D theatre shows, scientific models, Jurassic Park with Light & Sound Show and a digital planetarium.

Guwahati PlanetariumMG Road, Latasil, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati, Assam 781001, India

Guwahati Planetarium is one of its kind center of astronomical education and research in Assam and the entire North-Eastern region of India. The Guwahati Planetarium is unrivaled in Assam and the rest of northeast India with its distinctive dome and sloping walls that set it apart in the skyline of the area. The Planetarium uses the Japanese Goto instrument. The hardware includes the Chronos starfield projector, Digital HD video projectors, and the Dolby sky theatre's sound system.

HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace MuseumNear HAL Police Station, HAL Old Airport Rd, HAL GB Quaters, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037, India

One of the major public attractions in Bangalore inaugurated in 2001 at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.  The museum boasts of the giant leaps Indian aviation has taken both commercially as well as in terms of defense.

Indira Gandhi PlanetariumNew Dak Bunglow Rd, Near Income Tax Office, Adalatganj, Kidwaipuri, Patna, Bihar 800001, India

Indira Gandhi Planetarium is located in Patna's Indira Gandhi Science Complex. The planetarium was constructed through Bihar Council on Science & Technology at a total cost of about ₹11 Crores. It was conceptualized in 1989 by Bihar Chief Minister Shri Satyendra Narain Sinha with construction commencing in the same year and opened for the public from 1 April 1993. It is named after senior Indian National Congress leader and former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi.

Jantar Mantar - JaipurGangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

The ancient structure is mainly used to measure the time of day, correct to half a second and declination of the sun and the other heavenly bodies. It is also featured as the world's largest stone sundial.

M.P. Birla Planetarium96, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Paul's Cathedral, Adjacent To St, Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071, India

This is an iconic structure whose architecture is based on the famous Buddhist Stupa at Sanchi. It is the largest planetarium in Asia and the second largest in the world. It has an electronics laboratory, Astronomy gallery and observatory and so more.

Meghnad Saha PlanetariumUniversity Road, Bardhaman University, Bardhaman, West Bengal 713104, India

A place that combines leisure with education which is inaugurated in 1994. It was built by a Japanese Optical Company with assistance from the Japanese and Indian governments.

Pushpa Gujral Science CityPushpa Gujral Science City, Jalandhar, Punjab 144002, India

This is the biggest Science exhibition center in Punjab which is set up in 72 acres of land built in the outskirts of Kapurthala. There are so many things to watch and study in and around the city. A major tourist spot in Punjab which attracts a lot of tourists.

Science CentreScience Centre, Corbyns Cove Rd, Science City, Shadipur, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744112, India

The Science Centre at Goodwill Estate is a delightful place to spend an afternoon with your family. It is a large museum established in 2003, fostering an environment of fun-filled learning, with a playground with innovative slides and swings within its compound. The models on display explain some very interesting natural phenomena like the behaviour of fishes according to climates and the way the oceans work, guaranteeing to keep both adults and children fascinated.

Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological MuseumNear Chinna Swamy Stadium, Kasturba Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

A constituent unit of the national council of science museums having nine exhibition halls. all of them are giving us more knowledge about science and technology in this fastest-growing world.