The B.M. Birla Planetarium is located along Gandhi Mandapam Road in Kotturpuram, Chennai City, India. Nestled in the Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Center’s Periyar Science and Technology Center campus, Birla Planetarium consists of 8 galleries with approximately 500 exhibits. It was established and inaugurated by then President Ramaswamy Venkataraman on May 11, 1988 in memory of B.M. Birla, a great visionary, futurist and industrialist.
A stone’s throw away from the Guindy National Park in the mostly wooded Adyar-Guindy region called the Green Lungs of Chennai, B.M. Birla Planetarium is considered to be the most modern, state-of-the-art planetarium in India with a multipurpose [Read more…]