Friday, November 5, 2010

Priyadarshini Planetarium, Thiruvananthapuram

Priyadarshini Planetarium is one of the versatile   and most sphisticated planetaria in the  whole of India. You can find a  centrally air conditioned sky theatre, conference hallsound studio, work shops etc. Priyadarshini planetarium is rated as one of the best with the global standards and has a seating for 184 persons.

The main GM -II projector can show you almost all the constituents of the visible parts of the universe and simulate  the night sky over any part of the world, any location , on any given day upto 12500 years either in the past or in the future.
The wonderful world of Astronomy is revealed at the Priyadarshini Planetrium  and the staggering distance  from the earth to the space is eliminated completely. The universe gets displayed right in front of your eyes. We can many things about our neighbours in the universe, the Moon, the planets Venus and Mars, the Sun  and the asteroids as well.

We come to know many things from a visit to the Priyadarshini Planetarium, that the sun we know is  a star in the big universe, one among the billions in the Galaxy. which is just one among billions of galaxies in the universe.  We have to come to learn more from our spacecrafts after they started exploring the solar system. So  visit to the planetarium is a must, to keep in touch with the universe, in which we live and learn more about the solar system.

Timings of the Priyadarshini Planetarium
working hours - 10 am - 5 pm
Malayalam show timings - 10.30 am , 3 pm, 5 pm
English  show timings - 12 noon

Entrance fee for the Museum and the Planetarium
for adults  Rs 15
for children below 10 years - Rs 10
For a  group of students per head - Rs 10
 For the 3D theatre - Rs 10 per head

Contact Details of the Priyadarshini Planetarium
Kerala science and Technology Museum
Vikasbhavan P.O,
Thiruvananthapuram - 33
Tel : 2306024, 2306025, 2304286,
Fax : 0471-2304286
Email :

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