States Tamil Nadu Museum Birla Planetarium

Birla Planetarium Chennai Tamil Nadu

Amongst the best sightseeing options in Chennai is Birla Planetarium - one of three planetariums in India and only place in Chennai to take a virtual tour of the night sky. Counted in the group of most advanced planetariums in India, Birla Planetarium proffers eight galleries to explore that include, Transport, Energy, Life Science, Material Science, Electronics and Communications, International Dolls and Children, Physical Science, and Innovation. These galleries have more than 500 exhibits for visitors to look over. Not just this, savour the elated experience of audiovisual programs in the fully air-conditioned theater along with clutching some informative knowledge on various celestial models describing information on the time of their birth. Don’t forget to explore the spherical hall of fame from which the main theater is surrounded by. It exhibits the portraits and effigies of esteemed scientists. In addition, the planetarium is also popularly known for housing a hemispherical dome, which is a 360º sky theater, having a mirror projection wherein cosmic shows are put on display for tourists. These shows are run in both Tamil and English languages. You can also take a sightseeing tour of Science Park which fills the heart of the visitors with some engrossing displays to relish. Other than this, the meteorological observatory is another star attraction of Birla Planetarium and also a perfect place to quench much of your perennial curiosity about celestial phenomena. Furthermore, ECO Park and Traffic Park are few of the additional attractions in Birla Planetarium where your kids can have a soothing time after touring the remaining sections of the place. Apart from being euphoric, these attractions are also quite informative as they enlighten children about the road safety measures along with imparting knowledge on wildlife.


All Days: 10:00 AM to 5:45 AM


  • Virtual Tour
  • Eco Park
  • Traffic Park
  • Celestial Planet’s Models
  • Statues and Portraits of Famous Scientists
  • Meteorological Observatory
  • Science Park and more.

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