Guwahati Planetarium

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Guwahati Planetarium is a astronomical research center that blends art, science, fantasy and fun. The largest and most technologically advanced planetarium in the Northeast, Guwahati Planetarium features regular educational and entertaining multimedia shows on astronomy and space science. Since its opening, the Planetarium has provided unique experiences and enhanced perceptions of the wonders of the Universe.

The Planetarium is located in MG Road, Latasil, Guwahati. With a distinctive dome and sloping walls, it is a major tourist attraction in Guwahati for kids, students, families and all sections of society.

Apart from daily shows of the solar system, the Planetarium also regularly organizes seminars, workshops and conferences for the astronomy fraternity. Exhibitions, quizzes and outdoor viewing facilities during eclipses for students and the local community are also organized from time to time. The Planetarium also includes a library which is a store house of limitless book on unknown space and terrestrial bodies.

The Planetarium is going to be equipped with a unique hybrid planetarium projection system, the first one of its kind in the entire northeastern region. With this feat it would be the second planetarium in India to get such a system, the first one being in the New Delhi Planetarium.

How to Reach

The planetarium being inside the Guwahati city the visitors can reach this place using local transportation. As it is in the center of the city Planetarium is accessible from Airport, Railway Stations, ISBT Bus terminus with ease. There are many roadside eateries and restaurants around to satisfy your hungry palate. Guwahati High Court, River Brahmaputra, Ganesha temple, Ugratara temple are close by and can also be visited.

Entry Fee starts from Rs. 30 per person for adults. Timings are 11AM to 4PM (All 7 Days)

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