It is old Anand Bhawan. Swaraj Bhawan, lying close to Anand Bhawan, is the house where the former Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi was born. Built by Pt. Moti Lal Nehru, the building was donated to the nation in 1930 to be used as the headquarters of the Congress Committee. In today’s times, the Swaraj Bhawan houses the Jawaharlal Nehru Trust.
It was the headquarters (center of operation) of provincial Congress Committee. When Gandhiji started salt satyagraha in 1930, Allahabad took a leading part.
Jawahar Lal Nehru planetarium unfolds the wonders of outer space to all its visitors. It is situated inside the Anand Bhawan. Here one can measure own weight on Moon and Jupiter. It also contains a model of moon and lots of pictures of planets and stars. Various educational/scientific models are also available on sale to be used mainly by the students and children.