Bhasani Novotheater is the only Planetarium in Bangladesh located at the Bijay Sarani in Dhaka. This is a modern space center built by the ministry of science and IT. This building is another unique architecture in Bangladesh. It is very near to the national assembly building. While visiting the national assembly building, you can also visit this nice place.
The planetarium presents a celestial show of stars, planets and other heavenly objects in virtual reality. This dome‑shaped theater with latest technological equipment enables visitors to soar into the space as well as experience the thrills of an interplanetary journey in a three dimensional environment. The beauty of the auditorium is, you do not need to look up in the doom to watch the show. Instead you’ll feel that you are watching the space live and everything is around you, which is presented with more that 150 projectors.
Inside the Planetarium a very exciting Ride Simulator, model of the planets of the solar system, scientific exhibits and portraits of world-renowned scientists and scholars can be seen. 3D films to explore the universe are shown everyday which are very much enjoyable. Tickets of the show is sold in the entry gate. Price is 50 Tk each. You have to stand in Que, and one can purchase only one ticket. Although it is possible to collect advance ticket for students and institutions. Ticket selling starts usually before 2 hours of the show.
Children aged less than two years are discouraged to watch planetarium show. Food, beverage, bags, cameras are not allowed inside the Novo Theatre. Taking photographs, using mobile phones, or switching on any light inside the auditorium is strictly prohibited. Visitors are not allowed to enter into the dome after the start of the show.
In normal time, 4 shows per day
- Saturday-Thursday: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM
- Friday: 10:00 AM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM
- Wednesday: Closed
Ramadan Show Time
During ramadan, 3 shows per day
- Saturday-Thursday: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
- Friday: 09:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 2:30 PM
- Wednesday: Closed
Bijoy Sarani, Tejgaon, Dhaka
Phone: +880-2-8110184, +880-2-8110155, +880-2-8110127, +880-2-9138806