Science City, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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#1 of 8 in Childrens Museums in West Bengal
The largest center of its kind in the country, Science City features both an amusement park and a huge array of exhibits on technology and scientific topics. Opened in 1997, the center aims to make science accessible and interesting to all through a range of interactive experiments and displays that demonstrate important scientific principles. Explore themed sections, which include the evolution park, the maritime center, the outdoor science park, and the dynamotion hall, but don't miss the space theater, which uses a domed ceiling to display films and presentations on a huge scale. Be sure to check the center's website for information on temporary exhibits, special displays, and events. Using our online itinerary creator, Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions like Science City can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Places stayed close as well, and went by bus. Said Board, best friends, I didn't have the time. Unfortunately. It is quite difficult to go anywhere.
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  • This amazing place is very well conceptualised and created .You will be satisfied by it attractions and offerings. It is for people of all age groups especially children, to explore the world of scien...  more »
  • This place is great, probably the best for science enthusiasts in India. However, it needs an overhaul! There are many exhibits, which are not working! Many abandoned exhibits! A vigour is missing som...  more »
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  • Enjoyed this place. Kids will love it. Most of the exhibits were working. Some we're not. The space show was suspended and we understand it's not operational for quite some days. Enjoyed the monocycle, cable car and gravity coaster. Disappointed as we could not see time machine as even that was not working for quite some days. Overall fine.
  • This Science city is one of the finest and the largest science museums in the world and provides a fun way of learning science. It is located at the crossing of the EM Bypass in Kolkata. It has become a place of a memorable experience for both the children and the adults. This is an iconic institution which combines education with entertainment and provides a very interactive way of learning things. It is open from 9 am to 8 pm. Entry fee is 50 rupees per person. Various rides and show fees are as follows, Rs 20.00 Per Person for Space Theatre, Rs. 30.00 Per Person for Time Machine, Rs. 20.00 Per Person for Road Train, Rs. 15.00 Per Person for Cable Car, Rs. 40.00 + ST Per Person for Mono Cycle, Rs. 15.00 Per Person for Gravity Coaster
  • This place is a very good place to visit not just for children but adults too. This clears the everyday science from day to day life that is otherwise looks so tough. There is a 360° amphitheatre that showcases the human evolution. But I just wish there are more proper explanation provided for the gadgets outside so that people can relate to all the technical mumbo jumbo
  • The Science City, one of its kind in India, inaugurated on 1st July,1997 has been developed as a major attraction for the residents’ of Kolkata as well as for the national and international visitors to the metropolis. Developed by the National Council of Science Museums, it is one of the largest and finest in the world, presenting science and technology in a stimulating and engaging environment that is truly educational and enjoyable for the people of all ages. It has, over the years, become a place for memorable experience and enjoyment for both the young and the old.
  • It was great experience for me .there are lots of things which I show in this place. Every day many people visit here and it is best place for student to watch and do practical experience . I thought everyone must come to analysis this place. It will never be time wasting , every one enjoy with enthusias.

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