A public science planetarium in Puducherry is the Puducherry Science Centre and Planetarium. It is located in Lawspet, India. The centre was designed, developed and established by the National Council of Science Museums. APJ Abdul Kalam Puducherry Science Centre and Planetarium is a public science planetarium established by the National Council of Science Museums. Students conduct various experiments and exhibits in this planetarium. It has a section which is called The Fun Science Gallery where anyone can come and explore different aspects of science in an entertaining way. The Children’s Corner another section brings a variety of puzzles- an entertaining yet learning session for youngsters. The Science Demonstration Corner conducts live demonstrations and experiments for audiences and groups of students. Children’s Corner offers simple tests for children. A workshop equipped with tools and tackle is provided for the maintenance of exhibits and the development of new ones. The capital cost of about Rs.375 lakhs for this facility is shared equally by the Government of India and the Government of Puducherry. The cost of the digital planetarium was borne by the state. The Science Centre and Planetarium are spread over 3 acres of land with a built-up area of 1500 m2.