The Regional Science Centre
Museum / Gallery
#5 of 27 Places to Visit in Guwahati
Distance (From Guwahati Railway Station): 11 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: At Khanapara Area
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 11 km from Guwahati Railway Station, Regional Science Centre is an activity driven non formal science museum situated at Jawahar Nagar in the city of Guwahati. Popularly known as Science Museum, it is one of the top museums in Assam and among the best Guwahati Tourist Places.
The Regional Science Centre was established in 1994 to educate children regarding the impact of science and technology. It is one of India's 27 science centers administered by the National Council of Science Museum, Government of India. It has interactive exhibits related to science education as well as prehistoric life. The major attractions of this science center include magic tap, cliff lift, fun mirror and the coalmine. The museum also provides an insight into the works of some of the renowned Indian and great scientists of the world.
The center boasts of a vibrant science park, a prehistoric park, 3D science movies and science shows. The indoor as well as outdoor expositions like Mirror Magic, Fun Science, Butterfly Park and Children's Corner, attracts large number of students. The science park attracts students as one can experiment with a lot of things. The MIG 21 corner displays a variety of aircraft.
Apart from its permanent galleries, this Centre organizes regular educational programs and activities, especially for students. The Centre is also having one Innovation Hub where children can take annual membership and do their creative activities all days except Monday under mentor.
Timings: 10 AM - 5 PM, Closed on Holi & Diwali
3D Show Timings: 11.30 AM, 12.30 PM, 2.30 PM, 3.30 PM & 4.30 PM
Entry Fee: Rs.25 for Indians, Rs.50 for Foreigners, Rs. 20 for Planetarium, Rs. 25 for 3D Film Show & Rs. 10 for Super Cold Show