A few yards away from Birla Mandir are India's most modern planetarium and Science Museum paying tribute to the advancement achieved by Science and Technology. The Planetarium offers visitors, daily sky shows, both in Telugu and English
|Inauguration||:||Late Mr. N.T. Rama Rao opened this beautiful dome shaped architecture, on 8th September 1985. Located on the panoramic hillock of Naubat Pahad, the Birla Planetarium is a tribute to the advances made in science and technology. It unfolds various aspects of the Cosmos, the bountiful mysteries of the Universe, the comets, the Hubble Space Telescope, Eclipses, the puzzling Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO's) and the very recent clash of the Titans. The sound effects give a feel of an outer space adding to the thrill and excitement. The place never stops amazing people with wonderful sky shows of mysteries of universe.|
|Information for tourists||:||Timings: 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. It remains closed on the last Thursday of the month. Eatables are not allowed inside the planetarium but then it houses a roof top restaurant with a wide range of menu.|
|Latest additions||:||The Dinosorium is the latest addition, which was excavated in Adilabad district and presented to Science Museum by the Geological Survey of India. It is a new wing housing among other exhibits, a 160 million years old mounted "Kotasaurus Yamanpalliensis". Apart from this the Dinosaurium also has a collection of smaller fossils of dinosaur eggs, marine shells and fossilised tree trunks.|
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