Birla Planetarium and Science Museum is located in Naubat Road. The planetarium was inaugurated in 1985 by N T Ramarao. It is one of the most modern and one of its kind planetariums in India. With technological help from Japan, the museum is located in a doom-shaped building, which stands to educate those who visit. In fact, it is a place that both entertains and educates.
The sky shows are conducted every day along with periodically varying themes about the various elements of the universe, such as comets, meteors, the cosmos, the eclipses. With its startling sound quality and the amount of information disseminated, Birla Planetarium and Science Museum is one of the places that a visitor should not miss in Hyderabad.
The museum is closed on the last Thursday of every month and is open between 10 am and 8:15 pm. Entry fee is Rs 13. Telephone: 040-23241067, 23235081.