The Regional Science Centre at Coimbatore developed by National Council of Science Museums with the active support of Tamilnadu Science & Technology Centre (TNSTC), Govt. of Tamilnadu, was dedicated to the people and handed over to the Govt. of Tamil Nadu on July 13, 2013, by Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch, Hon’ble Union Minister of Culture, Govt. of India. The Science Centre, with a built up area of 4000 sq. mtr., houses three permanent galleries, namely ‘Hall of Textile’, ‘How Things Work’ and ‘Fun Science’ and a temporary exhibition hall. It also has 3D film show facility, Inflatable Dome Planetarium, air-conditioned Auditorium with audio-visual equipment, Science Demonstration corner, Children’s Activity corner, Library, Telescope for sky observation and other public facilities.