Located in the heart of the city of Hyderabad on the panoramic hillock of Naubat Pahad, is the B.M. Birla Science Centre. It is one of the most prestigious institution in the country recognised both as an institute of Higher education and for research and development of science. The Birla Science Center houses a number of sections such as a Planetarium, a Science Museum that contains an archaeology and fine arts gallery, Dinosaurium, a Science projects division and so on. The science centre remains closed on the last Thursday of every month.