Known as the most modern planetarium in India, Birla Planetarium is located between Adyar and Guindy at Kotturpuram. Birla Planetarium was built in the memory of B.M. Birla, the famous industrialist and visionary and is therefore known as B.M. Birla Planetarium. Birla Planetarium is the place where the curious students and public can solve their doubts about the mysteries of the outer space. Birla Planetarium is a part of the Periyar Science and Technology Museum. Get to know more about the Birla Planetarium during Chennai Tours.
The main attraction of Birla Planetarium includes the sophisticated and versatile GM II projector. Get to see the most inspiring heavenly phenomena on the aluminum inner dome of the special effects projector at none other than the Birla Planetarium in Chennai. In the planetarium, you will also find a classroom, studio and a seminar hall. Eminent professionals in the field of astronomy conduct workshops and discussions at the Birla Planetarium in Chennai.
Birla Planetarium also show programs on the cosmic world that gives the audience an unforgettable experience making them feel one with the mysterious universe. These shows are held both in English and in Tamil. English show timings are like 10:45am, 12:15pm and 4:35pm. On the other hand the Tamil show timings are 12:00 noon and 2:30pm. Apart from these shows, there is night sky watching arranged on second Saturdays between 7pm and 9pm. So, donít forget to visit the Birla Planetarium, one of the popular tourist attractions in Chennai during Chennai Tours.