Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theater.
Under the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the only planetarium in the country “Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theater” also known as Maulana Bhasani Novo Theater has been constructed at a cost of Tk 123 crore on 5.48 acres of land in Vijay Sarani area of Dhaka. The purpose of this novotheater is to eradicate superstitions and superstitions from the society by creating a positive scientific attitude in the minds of the people by organizing recreational education and to make the young generation interested in science and technology education. The Novotheater was inaugurated on September 23, 2004. It cost Tk 130 crore to build. An artificial space with multiple images has been created using 150 projectors in the center of the novotheater. There are 5 levels in Novo Theater. There are two levels above the ground and 3 levels below. On the two underground floors of the building, there are pictures and biographies of famous scientists and researchers from abroad. Wonderful pictures are being displayed in this science-friendly novotheater to make people science-minded through complete entertainment. The Pano-Hemispheric launcher is being used to represent the Planet Show – Journey to Infinity. Dr. GSS Helius and Astrovision 60 jointly take viewers to a different world in Bill Goose’s remarkable journey ‘Journey to Infinity’. Unique is the combination of wonderful words and pictures on that journey. The high-powered projection machine delivers impeccably colorful luminosity, astronomy images and Skycan video to the solar system, the Milky Way galaxy. From there the vast expanse of space can be seen. The death of the stars and the disappearance of some of them in the black hole can be seen from very close. Sea of fire in the chest of the sun. The appearance of Mercury, which has been burnt by the intense heat of the sun. Saturn’s ring or the planet Jupiter can be seen. Unbelievable, it is unbelievable if he does not see the manipulation of light and sound. Floating in space can be seen all the planets in our solar system, including galaxies, wonderful creation process. Like other space theaters, the Bhasani Novo Theater not only promotes astronomy but also connects it with various aspects of biology, history, art, geography and anthropology.
Weekly off: Wednesday. Exhibition time (Saturday – Tuesday and Thursday): 11.00 am, 1.00 pm, 3.00 pm, 5.00 pm and 6.00 pm. Exhibition time (Friday): 11.30 am, 3.00 pm, 5.00 pm, 6.00 pm.
Entrance fee – 100 TK. However, children under 2 years of age do not need a ticket. Visitors can purchase tickets three days in advance. E-tickets of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheater can be purchased through Teletalk mobile phone. There is a ride inside the theater. Name Ride Simulator. You have to collect 20 rupees for every 5 minutes of this ride.
Where is it located?
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theater, once known as Bhasani Novo Theater, is located at the corner of Vijay Sarani, Tejgaon, Dhaka.
How to go:
You can go here by CNG, bus, taxi from any part of Dhaka city. Or you can walk to the front of Farmgate or Zia Udyan and reach the Novotheater on foot.
Food cannot be entered inside the theater. Contact address: Vijay Swarani, Tejgaon, Dhaka. It has a military museum on the west side. Phone numbers of the organization – 913956, 9138, 8110155, 8110174.