The planetarium is situated near the main gate of Sayaji Baug. It has daily public shows as well as offering special shows to educational institutions. It functions six days a week and runs three shows daily. The shows are conducted in different languages such as English, Gujarati and Hindi. The planetarium has a vast building with a seating capacity of around 200 people. A one hour sessions covers audio and video clips of the Solar system, satellites, astronomical history as well as India's space age activities.