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Science City, Kolkata

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Travellers recommend

Best Time:  During Day
Length of visit:  More than 3hrs

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26 traveller reviews for Science City

, Bangalore
Scout
22 Reviews

"A Tryst with Science"

3 months ago
For those who love Science this is an absolute fun place to visit. It has various sections here which caters to different aspect of science. Visit the dinosaur section and know more of these pre-historic creatures or head to the science sector and learn new stuff.
It is a fun place to visit with family on a holiday and enjoy the day. There is also a Kids Activity Area where your toddlers can have some fun.

Manoj recommends

Best Time:  During Day
Length of visit:  2-3hrs

Facilities available

  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Camera/Video allowed
  •   Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed

, Hyderabad
Tourist
14 Reviews | 2 Views

"Wonderful world"

Dec 7, 2016
Science City, Kolkata is the largest science centre in the Indian subcontinent under National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, is at the crossing of Eastern Metropolitan Bypass and J B S Haldane avenue, Kolkata.

I visited this place few years ago. I enjoyed a lot in this science city. This place has a entry fee. This place timings are 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. We can spend a day to enjoy in the science city. Some activity entry is a paid one.

Rapolu recommends

Best Time:  During Day
Length of visit:  2-3hrs

Facilities available

  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Camera/Video allowed
  •   Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
2 votes

, Kolkata
Explorer
99 Reviews | 3 Views

"Science City Kolkata. Place for all."

Sep 7, 2016
Friends the place is open from 10am till 8 PM. Hence you get ample time to enjoy with your family or friends. It is advisable to enter the place by cable car. Composite ticket can be obtained at the ticket counter @ Rs30(+service tax) for cable car and Rs 40 entry fee. Other costs are given on my photos. You should enjoy science fiction shows, gravity shows, and other attractions. Elderly people will get tired as there will be loads of walking around. Good options available for foodies. Enjoy evening sound & light show just in front of dinosaur museum. Lots of rides available for children's also including maze park. Camera charges are applicable.
3 votes

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Tourist
8 Reviews

"Good place to enjoy full day activities"

Jun 12, 2016
Good place to enjoy with friends and family. Science Museum, Jurassic Models, Rope Way, Food Court all available. Space Theater is very good and always recommended.

Anuptraveller recommends

Best Time:  During Day
Length of visit:  More than 3hrs

Facilities available

  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Camera/Video allowed
  •   Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  •   Lockers/Storage

, Delhi
Connoisseur
28 Reviews

"Excellent place"

Jun 7, 2016
Its one of the excellent place for letting the kids understand the science things in interesting fashion.

Whatever the things they read in books are shown here with great looks. Very good place for a family outing. Since location is a bit far. You should plan the visit accordingly. The good part is that conveyance is never a problem here.

Jai prakash recommends

Best Time:  During Day
Length of visit:  More than 3hrs

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  •   Food available for purchase
  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  •   Lockers/Storage

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Connoisseur
68 Reviews | 3 Views

"A must visit"

Apr 14, 2016
This place is really another world. My friends and I went there and felt that we are in another world, some time we feel that we are in space and some time we felt that we are in ancient world. This place is worth exploring. And children also love this place too much.

Kamal recommends

Best Time:  During Day
Length of visit:  2-3hrs

Facilities available

  •   Bathroom facilities
  •   Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
3 votes

, Kolkata
Connoisseur
28 Reviews | 2 Views

"Decaying without proper maintenance"

Apr 14, 2016
There was a time when science city used to be a craze among all age groups. Happened to visit the place recently after may be a gap of 10 long years. The place is in urgent need of renovation, upgradation and maintenance. The fun experiments with whom one can learn with enjoying the phenomenon. 90% of them aren't working. The time machine is enjoyable yet the video quality is so poor that one doesn't get the exciting feel. A new HD video is needed for simulation. Same is the case for 3D shows. Please pay attention otherwise once an amusing place has already started decaying. And last but not the least, the food stalls available are sub par and charge high tariffs, need professional food joints inside, but given the sorry state of the place, I presume no vendor of repute will be enthusiastic about it.
2 votes

, Delhi
Tourist
15 Reviews

"Learning practically some cool stuffs"

Feb 9, 2016
This city is a teacher. The facts of science is explained in so cool and attractive way that it takes a whole day to visit the city. Decorated auditorium hall is of mesmerizing beauty.

, Chaibasa
Scout
3 Reviews

"Best place for student to learn science with fun"

Jan 29, 2016
Best place for a student to visit. Best place to learn science with fun. One can spend a full day in the Science City. Along Science's fun one can enjoy the different fun rides. And turn the day a memorable day.

, Kolkata
Tourist
1 Review

"Amazing place"

Jan 21, 2016
Truly an amazing place I have ever seen. I loved the scientific theories used here. Best place for children and for every age group people. The best thing about this place is that you will never know how the time is passing by.
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About Science City

  •  Entry: Paid
  •  Not Allowed: Pets
  •  Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 9.00 PM , Saturday: 9.00 AM - 9.00 PM , Sunday: 9.00 AM - 9.00 PM , Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 9.00 PM

One of the newest and most popular tourists’ attractions of Kolkata is Science City. There are two ways to enter this science and amusement park. One can either walk straight into it or can fly in through a rope way, which gives views of not only the park but also a large section of the city. The main attractions of Science City are Space Theatre, Time Machine, 3D shows, Dynamotion, Natural Science Park, Dinosaurs Complex and Evolution Theme Park.

Maintained by the National Council of Science Museums, Science City is known to be the largest of its kind in the south Asian sub-continent. The Space Theatre also known as Space Odyssey is the first Large Format Film Theatre of India.

Dynamotion Hall imparts knowledge about light, speed and electricity through simple experiments. The Convention Centre at the science park houses a seminar hall building, a large mini theatre and an open air ground for hosting exhibitions and other shows.

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