The Birla Planetarium
Mandapam Rd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025 044 2441 0025
Phone: 044 2441 0025
The Birla Planetarium, at Kotturpuram, between Adyar and Guindy, is the most modern planetarium in the country. Adjoining the planetarium is a Periyar Science and Technology Museum which will be of interest to students and other science scholars. Built in memory of B.M. Birla, the well known industrialist and visionary, the Planetarium is considered to be the most modern in the country. Location: Tamilnadu Science & Technology Centre, Gandhi Mandapam Rd (Behind CLRI). Tele: +91 44 2441-0025 /6751/5250. The Science and Technology Centre is open daily except national holidays. Programmes at 10:45-13:45 and 15:45. In English at Noon, Tamil 14:30.