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

Earth Day 2016 BANNER ENGLISH(4'X8')-2 Nos print copy

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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Summer Camp 2016

It is time for hands-on Summer Camp in Science City for students from standard IV onwards till X on Nanoscience, Biology, Physics and Chemistry. It will commence from 16th May and continue till 3rd June. It will develop the right set of scientific skills among your kids in the best possible environment.

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Hacking Space

A student Partnership to Sustain Life on Earth is an international exchange between Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, USA and Science City in Kolkata, India. It involves groups of high school students in both countries collaboratively exploring how innovations developed for the space program could solve environmental problems right here on earth. The

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Innovation Festival 2016

Science City, Kolkata will organize an Innovation Festival jointly with National Innovation Foundation (NIF), Ahmedabad during 5th-7th February, 2016 in the Science City premises. 25 Innovators, from 11 states across the country, who brought about simple changes and developed effective equipment, selected by NIF and Science City are going to showcase their innovations which simplified

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