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Birla Planetarium

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Maidan | Chowringhee, Kolkata, India
+91 33 2223 1516
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Excellent place to enrich yourself more on universe..

This is a truly value added visit and over all a very different experience. Planetarium offers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sudarshana R
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How you got here!!!

Learn how the earth has been made or created. The history of billions & Millions years ago can be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AMMAR HOSSAIN L
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Maidan | Chowringhee, Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Sudarshana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank AMMAR HOSSAIN L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Zion H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a place to visit when you are in Kolkata. Had a great experience and knowledge of the universe.

Thank Rosh_ad11
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a must visit particularly for children to arise their curiosity. Very good place for educating and introducing about astronomy to children. There are seven shows per day. Three in hindi, two in bengali and two in english. Tickets are sold half an hour...More

Thank vidyasagar_g
Reviewed 16 September 2017

There are show timings and every show lasts for 30 mins. The show is about our solar system and terrestrial. The visual effect & audio are excellent here and the seating capacity is also huge, so you can choose your favourable seat.

Thank jyotibhagat7
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It is located near maidan a j c bose road.it has entry fee and one must visit there with children as it gives the opportunity to learn about our solar system with excellent illustration.

Thank Rabnawaz A
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Birla planetarium has been recently refurbished and since our son is interested in extra terrestrial stuff we took him and his Japanese friend for a screening of "Cosmic Collisions". The planetarium is open all days and English shows are at 1.30 and 6.30 PM...More

1  Thank Dhiraj H
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asaha8632
22 October 2017|
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Response from Dhiraj H | Reviewed this property |
Please call up at 033 22236610 with your query. Best.
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AMMAR HOSSAIN L
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
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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.
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