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

The film takes on ‘Amazing Journeys’ of the most unusual, strenuous and amusing migration of six different animals taking place in some of the most spectacular places on the Earth. The film reveals the heroic treks of survival, the extraordinary stamina and efforts put in by these creatures to ensure survival of the next generation.

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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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR F&B (CATERING) SERVICES

Science City intends to empanel F&B (Catering) service providers against payment of Empanelment Fee/Service Charges for providing F & B services in the convention centre complex of Science City, Kolkata. Reputed and professional caterers/hoteliers/restaurant operator and similar agencies having proven experience and financial capability of providing F&B services may collect Expression of Interest documents from

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Celebrating 19th Anniversary of Science City and inauguration of Science on a Sphere

‘Science on a Sphere’, our state-of –the-art facility will be inaugurated by Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal on 1st July, 2016, during the 19th Anniversary celebration of Science City. ‘Science on a Sphere’ is a dynamic spherical global projection system that helps in explaining the complex environmental processes through animated images.

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Annual maintenance contract for Civil, Sanitary and Plumbing work at Science City

Applications are invited for the work of “Annual maintenance contract for Civil, Sanitary and Plumbing work at Science City, Kolkata”, for an estimated cost of Rs. 20 lakh, from established, reputed and experienced agencies having proven experience for pre-qualification in the prescribed format.

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Celebrating International Yoga Day

Science City will celebrate International Yoga Day in association with World Yoga Society on June 21, 2016 from 7:30 am to 8:30 am. Dr Partha Saha of World Yoga Society, Salt Lake Kolkata will talk on Yoga and its health benefits which will be arranged in association with world Yoga Society. This would be followed

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Hacking space tour

Hacking Space Project team leave for US

Hacking Space Project team leave for US A team of ten students from India will visit the Chabot Space and Science Center, USA as a part of the international exchange programme between Chabot Space and Science Center in USA and Science City, Kolkata. The students are looking forward to present their prototypes before the visitors

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Celebrating World Earth Day 2016

World Earth Day will be celebrated at Science City on April 22, 2016 based on the theme, ‘Trees for the Earth’, with a plethora of environment related activities. Around 250 under privileged children will be participating in the day long programme which will have activities like Tree plantation, Art Contest, A view of the Mangrove

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