Astrophysical Observatory, Kodaikanal

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#3 of 10 in Childrens Museums in Tamil Nadu
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  • One of the oldest observatories, has a good museum where a lot of information on planets are available. Timings of the museum - 10 am to 12 pm, 2 pm to 4 pm. Entry - free 5-6 km from Kodaikanal Lake a...  more »
  • Location of the Institute is a blessing. Unfortunately it was extremely clouded when we visited. Therefore we could not see anything live. People have to provide their ID's to enter the premise. They ...  more »
  • The Observatory at Kodaikanal is worth visiting. One would be surprised to know that this observatory is one of the oldest in the world and is well known for the research on the Sun. Kodaikanal observ...  more »

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