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“English show@3pm”
Review of Nehru Planetarium

Nehru Planetarium
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Nehru Centre in Worli houses the Nehru Planetarium. (Please note that this is different from the Nehru Science Centre which is located on Dr. E. Moses Road) Nehru Planetarium has 3D shows everyday in English, Hindi and Marathi, about Astronomy.
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 549 helpful votes
“English show@3pm”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

An above average space show in English @3pm.
Tickets are cheap & they have a snack bar nearby
U also get ice cream or kulfi from the roadside carts

Visited February 2013
8 Thank drsel
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Ahmedabad, India
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Nice place to time pass”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

It is a nice place to hangout and do some time pass, but only for kids, adults might get bored. There is a dome theater, weight converter, information on walls etc. Bus frequency is OK. It is a onetime visit place recommended mainly on weekdays since weekends cannot be wasted!!!!!

HAVE FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Visited October 2013
4 Thank Dhruvam
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Kochi (Cochin), India
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“The sky”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

One of the best planitoriums I have visited in india. But remember to check for the timings before you go and also the language of the show. Lot of educational things to see and understand.good yor children.fun knowing your weight on the moon and other different planets. Please don't sleep in the planitoriums....you will miss a lot.

Visited May 2013
6 Thank Haryasees
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Mumbai, India
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Worth frequent visits!”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

A great place to visit with children, the Skyshow is as fascinating for the young as it is for adults. The exhibits are not world class, but enough to spark curiosity and discussions in the young minds. Check timings and language for the shows, and plan accordingly. Clubbed with the Science Centre [ on the other side of the Mahalaxmi Race Course ] it makes for a day well spent with kids.

Visited May 2013
5 Thank Rachna2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 5 Contributor
31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Glimpse of the Universe”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Nehru Planetarium allows us city dwellers to catch a glimpse of the Universe. They have shows in English, Hindi and Marathi. They offer both on site and online booking of these shows. They are closed on Mondays. We visited on a Sunday and the show was almost full. Hence a word of advise, if you are visiting on a Sunday please book in advance. The show lasts for about an hour and a half. It starts at the lower level of the planetarium. Here one can look at the "working" model of our solar system. This is helpful for the primary kids to understand the solar system. The ground level hall also has models of the surface of the moon and Mars.
Another attraction is an area which enables the visitor to check their weight on various planets !!
The is a short AV and a quick information by the guide.
After this the guide requested all to move to the upper floor. The dome shaped theatre. On the way one can observe various models, pictures, related to astronomy.
The main show starts in the dome theatre and these shows change over time (information about the change is available on their Website).
On Sundays the planetarium staff put up a telescope after sun down for the benefit of people. This is free of cost and is operational from November to May.
The planetarium has a clean loo (try to visit before the main show starts) and a small canteen. Pay and Park facility is available outside.
The staff is helpful and knowledgeable.

Visited September 2013
6 Thank Kaustubh P
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