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Address: Maidan | Chowringhee, Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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Known panetarium of the country.

Birla planetarium situated just near the victoria memorial is a known planetarium of the country after the Jawaharlal nehru planetarium.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am from odisha and visited several time to kolkata.In march i got a chance to visit this planetarium.Its a nice planetarium.If you are in kolkatta please visit this place atleast once.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Birla planetarium situated just near the victoria memorial is a known planetarium of the country after the Jawaharlal nehru planetarium.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been a wonder 40 years back. Now, I don't know. Of course, first time viewers will be impressed. The films are a bit slow. But has to be tried once, at least.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is a Science based museum which explains the existence of our universe in detail along with that of the Solar System! Must visit!

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kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The idea is good to learn about the space & planets but the some young couple are taking the advantage of the darkness in the hall for their activities which is not sync with objective. And i know its not possible to stop those crowd who don't have any self respect. The projection is old which can be enhance with... More 

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faridabad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reached planetorium with huge pain by crossing a huge traffic jam which took almost 90 minutes to clear. On reaching find out the planetorium is closed for renovaiton. It was a very bad experience as the driver was also not aware of the same.

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Howrah, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This place is interesting for children as they can see how the space is ad it is also locally called as ' tara mondol '

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

If you have interest in outer space or want to grow interest among your kids do pay a visit. The commentary is available in english , hindi and bengali. Choose your show timings accordingly.

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This can be a welcome relief from the humid heat of the city. Beautiful presentations everyday of the night sky above Kolkata. Nothing pre-recorded, explanations are given by a live speaker which I found quite charming.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

It was an wonderful experience with my children. The visuals are amazing and recommended for all especially for children above 05 years

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