Nehru Planetarium

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Age Group
3 to 60
Key Attractions
With its various innovative and informative shows like 'Our Cosmic Heritage', 'New Solar System' and 'Life Story of a Star', it enlightens its visitors about the mysteries of the sky.
Visit Duration
1 to 2 Hours
Picnic Venue
Days & Timings
English - 11:30 AM, 3:00 PM and Hindi - 1:30 AM, 4:00 PM. Closed on Monday & National Holidays.
Tickets/Entry Fee
Child - Rs.30/- (4-12years), Adult - Rs.50/-. For Full Sky Theatre (250 seats) @Rs.5000/- per show.  Show Time : 9:30AM, 10:30AM, 12:30PM (except Sunday)
School can book a smaller group (minimum 25 student) at a concession rate - Rs20/- per person
Guided Tours
Audio - Visual aids are available.
Not Allowed
Food & Water Facility
Cafeteria/ Canteen in the premise.
Restroom Available
Differently-abled/Stroller friendly
- Adapted toilets are available.
- Ramps for wheelchair are available at the venue.

The Nehru Planetarium has been playing a seminal role in disseminating knowledge about space and promoting education in astronomy. Plans to upgrade the existing Planetarium to bring its equipment and infrastructure at par with other planetariums in the world are ongoing. The strength of the Planetarium lies in its live interactions and programmes, which have been constantly improvised and innovated, over the years, for visitors, students and amateur astronomers. Programmes for school and college students and amateur astronomers along with workshops and observing activities are organized throughout the year. Astronomy quiz and art competitions are held in the months of February and August.

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Visit Us
Teen Murti House DL IN - 110011   Chanakyapuri   Nearest Metro Station: Udyog Bhavan/ Race Course Road Station (Yellow Line) are 3 kms away from the Museum
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  • Nehru planetarium- Interesting place for children
    Mar 18,2014
    The Nehru Planetarium in New Delhi is situated in the green surroundings of the Teen Murti House, earlier the official residence of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and now a museum in his memory. It can be a very interesting place to visit with children between the ages of 5-12years. A... 
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