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Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli

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Established  10 June 1999
Phone  0431 233 2190
Type  Planetarium
Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli
Location  Pudukottai Road Road, Kottapattu, Tiruchirappalli, India.
Website  http://tnstc.gov.in/anna-science-centre.html
Address  Pudukkottai Main Road, Near Airport, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620007
Hours  Closed today SundayClosedMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayClosedFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayClosed
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Anna Science Centre is a planetarium located in the Indian city of Tiruchirappalli.

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Location

The planetarium is located on the National Highway 210 between Trichy and Pudukottai adjacent to the Tiruchirapalli Airport.

History

The Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu and was inaugurated on 10 June 1999. School and college-going students from neighbouring districts such as Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Perambalur, Dindigul, Karur and Madurai visit the planetarium.

Features

The planetarium has an “Environment Gallery”, which exhibits themes related to Eco systems, Bio-geochemical cycles, Bio-diversity and Conservation. The Science Centre has many 3 D films like "Shark Island", Magic Show, Roller Coaster etc. The planetarium also has "Vigyan Prasar", an Edusat Facility and "Try Science – Around the World", a system that has details about the science centres in more than 50 countries.

An Evolution Park has been added recently portraying Flora and Fauna of the three major periods of Evolution namely the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods

Shows

The planetarium has shows in both Tamil and English. Tamil shows will be at 10.30 am, 1.00 pm and 3.30 pm. In English shows will be at 11.45 am, 2.15 pm and 4.45 pm.

References

Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli Wikipedia


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