Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore commemorates the birth centenary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru Planetarium or the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium was established in the year of 1989 in Bangalore. The planetarium does not only create awareness among the students, but also educated the general public regarding the subject of Astronomy.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium includes an observatory which comprises a six inch code refractor telescope. There is a sky theater in the Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore which has a dome of a diameter of fifteen meter. This Planetarium in Bangalore can accommodate up to 225 people at a time who can watch the shows on Astronomy. You can come here to watch any of the two shows daily- one at 3 pm and the other one at 4:30 pm. These shows at Nehru Planetarium in Bangalore are held are not held on Mondays.
New comers, local people a well as tourists to Bangalore can access the planetarium from all the corners of the city of Bangalore. You must bring your children to this Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore during your visit to the city.