Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Patna. Important visiting information

Opening Time : 10:00 AM Closing Time : 05:00 PM
Closed ON : Monday Closed on public holidays : No
Entery fee : Adults:- Rs 50/- Authorization : No
Contact No : 0612 223 5264 View address & how to reach
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    Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Patna

    More about Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Patna and Historical Information

    The Indira Gandhi Planetarium Patna was built through Bihar Council on Science & Technology. This is one of the major tourist’s attractions and many foreign visitors also visit this planetarium which is one of the largest planetariums in Asia. Several exhibitions are held in this planetarium. There are also film shows on astronomy. This planetarium does not use modern projectors. It makes use of opto mechanical projection of celluloid film. This makes it difficult to change the film and one may have use the same film for many years.

    The auditorium is really very good and this place has all the state of art facilities. The main hall has a capacity of seating 276 people at a time. The planetarium has a dome shaped screen. On this screen the visitors can view movies of celestial bodies. It gives a feeling to the visitors that they are actually seeing the sky in its full glory. They have surrounded sound system and the sound quality is very good. It is also possible to hold seminars and workshops in this planetarium. There is a separate place for the same. Several workshops and large events are held here on a regular basis.

    Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Patna address and how to reach

    Address : Near Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank, Vidyapati Marg, Dak Bunglow Road, Adalatganj, Veerchand Patel Road Area, Patna, Bihar 800001

    How To Reach: By Train:2.2 KM away from Patna Junction Railway Station
    By Air: 6.3 KM away from Jay Prakash Narayan Airport

    Railway Address :Patna Junction Railway Station, Fraser Road Area, Patna, Bihar 800001 Airport Address :Jay Prakash Narayan Airport, Shaheed Pir Ali Khan Marg, Near Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar 800014


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