Nehru Planetarium in Mumbai

Take your kids along to learn about astronomical sciences

Take your kids along to learn about astronomical sciences | Photo credit: Wikimedia commons/Rakeshpate

Nehru Planetarium Overview

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Nehru Planetarium, a part of the famous Nehru Centre, was inaugurated on 3rd March 1977 by the former Prime Minister of India - Indira Gandhi. It features a Digistar 3 projector, which was installed around a decade ago, in the year 2003. Over the decades, the planetarium has grown into a prominent centre for the study of astronomical sciences. Besides, it serves as a meeting ground for scientists and scholars for conducting important discussions and lectures.

To inspire students, events like quiz contests, astro-painting and science elocution are organised here on a regular basis. One can also enjoy watching and studying Lunar and Solar eclipses - an enthralling experience. Outside the planetarium, a number of telescopes are installed to make it easy for you to enjoy the splendid views of stars and planets.

  • Opening Closing Time Sky Show:
    12 pm and 4:30 pm (Hindi)
    1:30 pm (Marathi)
    3 pm (English)
    Open all days, except Monday and Public Holidays

  • For Kids

    Nehru Planetarium is a place where children can learn about the various stellar and universal phenomena in an interactive manner.
  • Entrance Fee Rs. 55 for Adults<br />Rs. 30 for Children (4 – 12 years)

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Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai, 400018, Maharashtra