Indira Gandhi Planetarium

 

Overview

Indira Gandhi Planetarium situated near Income Tax Roundabout, off the Bailey Road. Patna Planetarium, named as Indira Gandhi Planetarium, and popularly known as Taramandal. It is one of the largest planetarium in India,  having a state-of-the art projection system. It is one of the most popular tourist destination in Patna. this planetarium opened for the public on 1 April 1993.
 
This planetarium was manufactured with total amount of Rs. 11 Crores by the efforts of the Bihar Council of Science and Technology. The basic concept of this planetarium was given by Chief Minister of Bihar named Shri Satyendra Narain Sinha in year 1989 and also he founded the stone of this building on October 1989. Later on, this planetarium was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Bihar named Shri Laloo Prasad Yadav on 21st March 1993. This planetarium was opened for common public on 1st April 1993 and was devoted to the Nation. This planetarium was named following the named of former Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi.It present shows on astronomical facts and other universe related aspect in order to spread the scientific awareness among the people. 
 
The Planetarium held four show a day at regular internal. During holiday, a lot of people visit it. Various films shows were held in this planetarium related to astronomy subjects. Total of 2 shows were shown, first show started from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm and the second show started from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Monday are closed. The ticket price is of Rs. 20 both for child or adult and there were total of 276 seats available in this Planetarium. Various seminars and exhibitions were also held in this planetarium.
 
Planetarium Timing: 10am to 6pm
 
Show Timing: 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.
Monday is closed
 
Details for Planetarium show:
Show Time-12:30 pm to 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Version-Hindi
Rate-Rs 20 same for adult and child
Total Seats-276
Monday Closed
 
Booking charges for Auditorium:
For full bookings: Rs 16,545
Half bookings: Approx. Rs 11,000
 
How to Reach,
Roadway: It is situated by the side of Bailey Road, near Income Tax Circle, in the very heart of the city. It is easily reachable by autos or private vehicles.
 
Nearest Railway Station: Patna Jn
 
Nearest Airport: Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport
 

Location

Country
India
State
Bihar
City
Patna
Location
Patna.
Address
Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Taramandal, Near Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank, Vidyapati Marg, Dak Bunglow Road, Adalatganj, Veerchand Patel Road Area, Patna, Bihar 800001
Contact Info
Phone: 0612 223 5264
Mobile :
Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Nearest Railway Station
Patna Jn (PNBE)
Nearest Airport
Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport
IN
latitude : 25.591299060 longitude :85.087997440
Corporation : Patna
GPS Code : VEPT
Open Year
1 April 1993
Visiting Hours
10am to 6pm

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