Science City, Kolkata

Science City, Kolkata

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

Having trouble evoking your child’s interest in the complex subject of science? Take him to the most amusing creation in the field of science and technology, the Science City in Kolkata. The latest addition in the popular attractions of Kolkata, the Science City is the biggest science centre in the Indian sub-continent. This unique Science Amusement Park was set up in the year 1997 as the brainchild of the National Council of Science Museums to disseminate scientific knowledge with fun and ease. It is not only distinctive in its architecture but also in the arrangements made for the visitors to experience the power of science.

The intelligent innovations of this place surprise you right from the entrance, where a rope way which offers a bird’s eye view of the museum, is provided. The complex structure of the museum is divided into different sections. These comprise the Space Odyssey, Maritime Centre, Science Park, Dynamotion and Evolution Theme Park. Some of the most popular attractions here include the optical illusions, a super-exciting Time Machine, 3D theatre, a special butterfly corner, an aquarium and the Dinosaurs Complex.

Apart from this, there are a number of swings, slides, train rides, musical fountains and other entertainment facilities, especially for children.The convention centre at the science city includes a Grand Theatre with a seating capacity of more than 2,000 people, a mini-auditorium, and an open-air exhibition ground. With such a long list of facilities, the Science City is certainly the most entertaining option for a fun-filled day out with your children. Imagine generating an earthquake at your own will or traveling to the era of the dinosaurs! These bizarre imaginations can come true only at the Science City of Kolkata. 

Timings: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Entry fee: Rs. 25 per person

Space Theatre: Rs. 50

Evolution Park: Rs. 10

3D Theatre: Rs. 20

Time Machine: Rs. 10

Road Train: Rs. 10

Cable Car: Rs. 25

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