While on a family vacation in Lucknow it becomes must to visit the famous Indira Gandhi Planetarium, especially for your munchkins. This kid-friendly tourist attraction in Lucknow proffers some useful knowledge about a different aspect of astronomy through the exhibition, quit and various interesting shows. Located on the banks of Gomti River, the planetarium has a Saturn shape building that is an architectural pleasure in itself. The foundation of this one of the most-visited places in Lucknow was laid in the year 1988. Digital sound, lift ramp and projecting system makes Indira Gandhi Planetarium an altogether a different tourist site in Lucknow. Keeping the comfort of tourists into mind, the planetarium has been made fully air-conditioned. The main auditorium is located on the first floor of the planetarium. Astronomical shows are organized in the auditorium in a regular interval. On the whole, Indira Gandhi Planetarium is one of the perfect places in Lucknow where the aspiring astronomers and students can learn a lot about astronomy.
Vigyan Bhavan, 9, Nabiullah Road, Surajkund park, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226018, India.
Indira Gandhi Planetarium stays open all days a week, except Monday. Tourists can visit the place from 10 in the morning to 5 in the evening. Besides, it is also important to know about the show timings which is held at 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM. In the summer vacation, an extra is show is organized at 6:00 PM.
*The duration of the show is from 35-45 minutes.
The entry fee to Indira Gandhi Planetarium is 25 INR per head (above 3 years of age). For a group of tourists with at least 30 members, the entry fee is 10 INR per head.
Along with Indira Gandhi Planetarium, tourists can also choose to visit other equally enthralling tourist places of Agra that are located in the near proximity to the planetarium. These attractions are: