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Nehru Memorial Museum & Planetarium, New Delhi

Features

Located in Teen Murti Bhavan, once it was official residence of the first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, now it is converted into Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. The museum exhibits various photographs, newspapers and documents about Independence Movement, life of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru Planetarium was established in 1984 to encourage the promotion of astronomy education among children. The Sky Theatre is popular among children for Cartoons, Paintings, Computer animations, video clippings and special effects. Other major attraction include the Soyuz T-10 which carried India’s first cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma to space, along with his space suit and mission journal.

Important Events & Festivals

Public shows on various subjects at 11:30 am (English), 1:30 am (Hindi), 3:00 pm (English) and 4:00 pm (Hindi). Also check the website for exhibitions and other programs.

Timings

9.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday Closed

Local Transport

The local transport mode in New Delhi are the Metro Trains (For time table and route check www.delhimetrorail.com), local trains, local buses (For timetable and route check www.dtc.nic.in), taxis, cabs and rikshaws.

How to reach

Delhi is well connected with domestic and international flights, to all the major cities within and outside India. The all major and, nearly, all the minor destinations in India connects to three important railway stations such as New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. Delhi is well connected, by a network of roads and national highways, with all the major cities in India.

Contact

011-23014504, 011-23012994. nehruplanetarium@gmail.com

Website

www.nehruplanetarium.org

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