The Birla Planetorium is one of those venues situated in Hyderabad that offers a different taste of entertainment that is blended with a wee bit of learning as well. As the name suggests the Birla Planetarium takes you on a mesmerizing and thrilling odyssey into the mysteriously beckoning outer space to unravel the riddles carefully locked up at its very heart. The Birla Planetarium in Hyderabad not only satiates your heart with pure pleasure but also augments your general knowledge regarding our universe. The Birla Planetarium of Hyderabad is one of the most advanced planetariums ever erected on Indian soil. It is regularly upgraded and supplied with the most trendy and latest equipments to keep pace with modern times. It is also metamorphosing into a center for the the study regarding astronomy. Inaugurated in the month of September, 1985 by Late Mr. NT Rama Rao, this dome-shaped Birla Planetarium at Hyderabad conducts sky-shows in 2 languages, English and Telegu. The Birla Planetarium of Hyderabad is located on a small mound of Naubhad Pahad in the hub of Hyderabad. The Birla Planetarium in Hyderabad conducts shows on many intriguing topics like comets, Hubble's Telescope, Planets, Eclipses, the bizarre phenomenon of unidentified flying objects and many more. These shows are indeed a spectacle to watch out for as they are loaded with dazzling visual adeptness coupled with life-like sound effects. The latest addition to the Birla Planetarium of Hyderabad is a 'Dinosaurium' which was unearthed by the Geological Survey of India. It exhibits tiny fossilized dinosaur eggs, tree and shells of marine origin along with the chief attraction, a 160 million years old fossil of 'Kotasaurus Yamanpalliensis'.
Visitors are welcomed from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, except the last Thursday of every month.