Looking for a unique and memorable experience? Visit Indira Gandhi planetarium in the city. Since its inception in the year 1993 Indira Gandhi Planetarium or simply Patna planetarium has been one of the most enthralling destinations for the visitors in the city.

Equipped with the ‘state-of-the-art’ technology, Indira Gandhi Planetarium is one of the largest planetariums in the Asian continent attracting a large number of visitors. The annual number of its visitors makes up approximately 1 million people.
The planetarium has a dome of 16 meters with a capacity of 270 seats.

The projection of sky teeming with stars, exploring celestial mysteries, taking a tour of the universe – all these gives a spectacular mesmerizing experience to the audience.

The planetarium runs regular shows on various subjects of astronomy which are constantly updated with the latest events in astronomy and space science. Overall a very entertaining and educational experience. Indira Gandhi planetarium is located in the Indira Gandhi science complex on Bailey road near Income tax roundabout in the heart of Patna.
It was Shree Satyandra Narayan Sinha the former chief minister of Bihar who first conceived the idea of Indira Gandhi planetarium in the city in 1989. It took a concrete form in 1993 when Sri Laloo Prasad Yadav the then chief minister of Bihar inaugurated it on March 21, 1993.

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