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Birla Planetarium

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Maidan | Chowringhee, Kolkata, India
+91 33 2223 1516
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Revamped to excellence

The planetarium needs no introduction or review It in itself is a legend. It had been and is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durgapur, India
Sam the solo traveller

Pickpockets are there near the counter when you try to get entry tickets. I was a victim too! Other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Maidan | Chowringhee, Kolkata, India
+91 33 2223 1516
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The planetarium needs no introduction or review It in itself is a legend. It had been and is there till date a point of attraction from age group of 8-80. However after being closed for renovation for a long time, This October was my turn...More

Thank Arjyo_Banerjee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pickpockets are there near the counter when you try to get entry tickets. I was a victim too! Other than that it is a good place to visit in Kolkata.

2  Thank samtheman2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the name says, it is about solar system. The graphical representation was jaw struck. It was very informative. Apart from short 30mins movie, there were well descriptive walls for each planet. The negative points were :- 1. It was difficult to make out the...More

Thank _mittal_cauvery18
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The Birla Planetarium in Kolkata was revamped recently and we decided to pay a visit on a Sunday evening. The premises have been decorated with fountains and the white structure looks magnificient as always. We went for the 6:30 PM show, which has the presentation...More

2  Thank Chandrani S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We are just checking nearby place to visit. And we are here. Really nice place to visit and 2 more things nearby is one church and one is Victoria memorial hall. Must visit here.

1  Thank DarshanKamat
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is a truly value added visit and over all a very different experience. Planetarium offers different shows in every hour (starts at 12:30) which can be booked 30 mints prior. Ticket costs 80 INR. Beside the show you can also enjoy a little gallery...More

1  Thank Sudarshana R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Learn how the earth has been made or created. The history of billions & Millions years ago can be viewed in a large hall room with AC and like a 2D/3D show instantly. Enjoy the moments & Sounds sorroundings.

Reviewed 7 October 2017

It is a must visit place in kolkata. It is under renovation currently & has been special for any kid growing in kolkata. Its dome is like a space & it does shows in pitch black environment showing various planets in the space. A learning...More

Thank Anshul_Dalmia
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Definitely, a place to visit when you are in Kolkata. Had a great experience and knowledge of the universe. This is a must visit for children and students, provides a great learning opportunity and generates interest among them. It is near to the Victoria Memorial,...More

1  Thank sanju_222323
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I had the opportunity to visit Birla Planetarium on 21st September 2017 with my team and my travel group of 40 PAX. It was closed for renovation for quite sometime and I expected something great. They had a show Cosmic Collisions which was really interesting...More

2  Thank Zion H
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22 October 2017|
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Response from Dhiraj H | Reviewed this property |
Please call up at 033 22236610 with your query. Best.
10 October 2017|
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Response from A D | Reviewed this property |
There is a small but very interesting show/ museum in the corridor surrounding the planetarium
Abhishek P
12 August 2017|
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Response from Pratik S | Reviewed this property |
On a hourly basis the languages and shows are scheduled. At 12:30 Hindi / 1:30 English/ 2:30 Hindi/3:30 Bengali/ 4:30 Hindi/5:30 Bengali /6:30 English.