The former residence of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the Teen Murti Bhavan is also home to the Nehru Planetarium (NMML), Delhi. Former abode of the first Prime Minister of free India, Nehru Bhavan is a classic example of the architecture of British times. Founded in the year 1930., along the blueprints and designs of Robert Tor Russel, this important sightseeing location is worthy of your visit.
After Nehru’s demise in the year 1964, this residential complex was converted into a museum-cum-library. Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), boasts of the distinction of being the biggest library in the capital and is a hub for intellectuals. Here, you can take a guided walk through Nehru’s personal literary space—complete with diary entries, personal letters and books presented to him by noted political leaders. This space is now transformed into a full-fledged library and contains 18,000 odd microfilm rolls, umpteen books, more than 10,000 manuscripts and over 1 lakh photographs!
Nehru Planetarium is another important highlight of this beautiful complex and lures the young and old alike. With a seating capacity of more than 270 people, the planetarium is known for its dome-shaped structure and Sky Theater. Book a ticket for its special screen shows as well as a walk through its mind blowing gallery. Here, you may also experience many astronomy related events such as astronomy quiz contests, lectures, telescope making workshops and so forth. The events at this interesting sightseeing place are held across the year and help you get a closer look at the mysteries of the universe—in more ways than one!
|Timings||All days of the week except Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Visit Duration||2 to 3 hours|