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Science City, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Science City by using our Kolkata (Calcutta) travel itinerary planner.
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  • Kolkata famous scientific place with natural views and also enjoyment in some rides you will get joy in science city  more »
  • Heard a lot about this place. It's kind of OK type place. Place needs renovation & some new science concepts. Most of the experiments are not working. My young son was very enthusiastic to visit this ...  more »
  • It's a good place to take kids here and explore science. Good number of activities organised on the basis of physics.  more »
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  • The Science City, Kolkata is a branch of NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SCIENCE MUSEUMS, under the Ministry of Culture , Government of India The basic objectives of this Museum Complex are to i) demonstrate the growth of science and technology and their application in industry, human welfare and environment, Ii)supplement science education in schools and colleges and   Iii) popularize science and technology. To mention only a few of a large number of attractions here are an Earth Exploration Hal, Musical Fountain, a Maritime Centre, Space Odyssey, Butterfly Garden etc. Besides, there are a Picnic Spot, Auditoriums, Seminar Halls, Gallery and Exhibitions inside. Entry rate is Rs 40 per person. For different attractions inside the campus, the rates vary from one place of attraction to another. The entry and other rates for School children are lower than those for others. Since its inauguration in 1997, Science City has gradually emerged as one of the major places of attraction in Kolkata.
  • Very nice place. We enjoy here among my family. All the children get fun to visit here. awe watch 3D movi. Cable care are very interesting ride.
  • Beautiful science park with ample space. Has rosewater - children can enjoy it not going to hill. Has a large AC auditorium with good aquastic. There is also several AC seminar halls. Ample space for car parking with reasonable price.
  • great amusement science park ,wonderful experience.time machin and dinosour is owsme
  • Information through entertainment...that is the motto of Science City, Kolkata. Ideal place for kids to learn scientific facts playfully through fun and frolic. The space theatre is a marvellous experience. So are the rocket and cable car. A must visit place in Kolkata.