About Nehru planetarium in Mumbai
In India, they are 5 Nehru Planetariums. One of the famous Nehru planetarium in Mumbai which is located in Maharashtra State. This planetarium inaugurated in the year 1977 March 3rd by 1st women Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi. Nehru Planetarium provides knowledge of Astronomy and also Science explains by prodigy Lectures -discussions & events we can gather Knowledge in same time Entrainment. The Planetarium and research Centre works under the MST means Ministry of Science and Technology of India.
The key Attraction of Nehru Planetarium
The Nehru Planetarium Constructed Cylindrical structure with a White dome. Planetariums design and architecture by the most famous JM.Kadri.This is becoming very important to student-astronomers as well as professional Scientists by visiting we feel very good experiences.
The special Planetarium’s sky shows are like the exemplary luxury for every person who visits the place and strives for an unrivaled learning experience. The “Tryst & Destiny” has the 1st show and it outlines the stars and also constellations similarly they had donned the sky on at night of 14th August the of the year 1947. The 2nd show begins at “Mahatma – Eternal Light” modified by the divine arrangement on 2nd October in the year 1869.
Nehru Planetarium is one and the only Planetarium which provides Planetarium Projector like the ancient ‘Universal Planetarium Projector and also having a digistar 3 is one of the Digital Planetarium Projector The 1st projector which made by “VEB Carl Zeiss Jena” of German self-governing state & successfully delivered 28- shows, ensure a wonderful celestial experience for 97 lakhs viewers at 26 years.
Public Lectures and Scientists
The famous scientists-Scholars and also astronomers from India and other Countries deliver there discussions & lectures said at the Hall of the Culture in a discovery of India building of Planetarium
Events & Contests in Planetarium
All the special events planned by Planetarium inspire students to contribute to the contest and also quizzes which include Science diction – painting competition-Astronomy Quiz–Science Quiz and also having a poetry etc.
About Cosmic World
In Cosmic World, they made special arrangements for people to see celestial phenomenon through telegraphs that are arranged outside of Planetarium for capture the eclipses- meteor showers which were in the Cosmic world.
Entry Ticket price and Timings
Rs. 100 ( 4 years& above)
Booking Timings: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Show Timings start from
12:00 noon & 4:30 pm (Hindi)
1:30 pm (Marathi) and 3:00 pm (English)
Library timings start from
10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Monday to Friday)
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Nehru Centre Official Website: www.nehru-centre.org
Phone : 91 22 2496 4676 – 80
Fax: 91 22 2497 3827
Address of Nehru Centre
Dr. Annie Besant Road
Pin code -400018,