Welcome to Science City

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.

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CURRENT ATTRACTIONS

Space Theatre

AMERICA WILD – National Parks Adventure - Narrated by Robert Redford, renowned actor, filmmaker and leading conservationist, it films a trio of adventurers’ quest to experience America’s wildest, most historic and most naturally beautiful places becomes the ultimate off-trail adventure. The film features not only a sweeping overview of the national parks’ history but also an adrenaline-pumping, rock-climbing, mountain-biking odyssey and a moving true-life tale of friendship, art and communion inspired by nature’s grandeur.

Evolution of Life - A Dark Ride

It comprises 56 robotic animal models divided into seven sections to showcase the milestone events of evolution of life and representative life forms of respective eras. Visitors shall be taken in a slow moving electric car for this immersive experience supplemented by special light and sound effects. Each section is introduced to the visitors through a special audio-video presentation created with the help of CGI (Computer Generated Imagery).

Digital Panorama

Being the first of its kind in the world, it depicts the important milestones during the last 6 million years of human evolution. The show starts with a static panoramic image of size 10 m x 122 m showcasing important events of human evolution. This is followed by a twelve minutes dynamic film with voice over in 3 languages on human evolution, projected on a giant cylindrical screen with the help of eight powerful digital projectors, that contains actual shoot from South Africa and India merged with photorealistic computer generated 3D images.

PAST EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

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Innovation Festival 2017

The second Innovation Festival will be held in the premises of Science City, Kolkata from 27th to 29th January, 2017. 34 Innovators from different parts of the country are showcasing their innovations which have helped mankind. The festival will be inaugurated by Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray, Director, IIEST, Shibpur, in presence of Shri A. S.

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Visitor service by way of selling of entry tickets from designated counters and reception service in Science City, Kolkata

Sl. No. Name of the Work Tender No. Nature of Tender Name of the Agency to whom LOI issued Basis of Selection Threshold Valueof the tender in INR 01. visitors’ service by way of “Selling of entry tickets from designated counters & reception services in Science City, J.B.S. Haldane Avenue, Kolkata-700046”  SCCY-15013(S) / 2016  Pre-qualified

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