Best Science Museums to visit on holidays

  • 2018-04-28


Science is not a subject that is confined to curbing classrooms or laboratories.

It is something that touches every sphere of our daily lives in more ways than one.

The spread of the awareness of Science was one of the objectives pursued by the founding fathers of India right after Independence.

One of the creativities towards this end has been the celebration of National Science Day on the 28th of February.

The National Science Day is celebrated in honor of the discovery of the Raman Effect by the Indian Scientist. Sir Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Science in the year 1930.

Nehru Science Centre, MumbaiNehru Science Center Mumbai

The Nehru Science Centre in Mumbai is a Mecca for science enthusiasts.

A Centre that brings Science to the people in a simple and entertaining way.

The galleries of the Centre are Science for Children, Sound & Hearing, Evolution, Nuclear Power, Aerospace, and many others.

The Centre also organizes a National Science Drama Festival wherein theatre is used as a medium to spread scientific awareness.

While you are here, you can make your visit all the more memorable by indulging in a quintessential road trip from Mumbai.

Science City, KolkataScience City Kolkata

The Science City in Kolkata is the largest science Centre in the Indian subcontinent. Interactive exhibits make for an interesting experience for visitors.

The Galleries that will make leave you awed and asking for more include Illusions which is a permanent exhibition about illusions, Space Odyssey, Maritime Centre.

There is also a Science Park which is an open-air exhibition. Where visitors can interact with exhibits in the open, amidst natural surroundings.

The Science Exploration Hall spread over 5400 square meters woos visitors with its four sections, namely, Emerging Technologies, Evolution of Life, Panorama on Human Evolution, Science & Technology Heritage of India.

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, BangaloreVisvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore

Would you like to take a selfie with the Spinosaurus? A species of dinosaur that lived in North Africa more than 100 million years ago?

Then head to the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore.

Of course, it is not the real thing but an animated and life-sized version. That will greet you at the “Dinosaur Enclave” in the museum.

This is a new attraction in the museum that gives one an idea of how the dinosaurs looked.

Engine Hall, Fun Science, Electrotechnical, Space-Emerging Technology in the Service of Mankind, Biotechnological Revolution, BEL Hall of Electronics and Children Science.

These are the names of 7 permanent exhibition galleries in the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technical Museum.

A day spent in the museum is an experience of fun and learning for children and adults alike.

National Science Centre, DelhiNational Science Centre, Delhi

The National Science Centre in Delhi is a pivot of knowledge and science in the capital city of India.

It disseminates the knowledge of scientific principles in a fun and interactive way.

A visit to the National Science Centre is an enjoyable and enlightening experience for all.

The different galleries of the Centre take one on a journey that encompasses topics that range from climate change to space technology.

The galleries are Water: The Elixir of Life, Hall of Nuclear Power, Our Science & Technology Heritage Gallery, Human Biology Gallery, Prehistoric Life Gallery, Fun Science Gallery, Information Revolution Gallery, and Emerging Technologies Gallery.

The Centre also has fascinating 3D film shows and multimedia shows that use cutting-edge technology to present science in a fascinating manner.

The fascinating world of science is something that stares us in the face every minute of the day.

It is a fascinating experience to pause and think about the various scientific principles that have changed the way we live today as compared to even a few years back.

A visit to one of these Science museums is sure to be a rewarding and educational experience.

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